Newspaper article concerning Fonthill Abbey and Mr. Beckford
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33cm
actual image size: 25cm x 32cm

Newspaper article concerning Fonthill Abbey and Mr. Beckford

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Description

Describes Fonthill as Mr. Beckford's retreat. Compares Fonthill Abbey to Lansdown Tower. A quote from William Beckford includes 'I love building, planting, gardening, whatever will keep me employed in the open air'. Describes Beckford's Tower, its gardens and the Italian Cottage. Includes a section which says 'the tower garden and grounds are extended by a terrace walk to a tunnel at which commences the Dike Garden'.
 

Image Reference

43372
 

Collection Reference

Hunt Vol.4 Page 192
 

Original Width (mm)

80
 

Original Height (mm)

100
 

Collection Location

Bath Central Library
 

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