Published December 1980
by Dumbarton Oaks Pub Service .
Written in English
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John Claudius Loudon and the rise of the amateur gardener "The love of gardening is natural to man" wrote John Claudius Loudon in the introduction to the first volume of his Gardener’s Magazine which appeared in Loudon was the early 19thc equivalent of Wikipedia. MacDougall, Elisabeth ed. () John Claudius Loudon and the Early Nineteenth Century in Great Britain. Simo, Melanie () ‘John Claudius Loudon on Planning and Design for the Garden Metropolis’ Garden History vol 9, No 2. John Claudius Loudon was a prolific writer on gardens and architecture in the early nineteenth century, and his works were hugely influential on these subjects at the : Ranald Boydell. MacDougall, Elisabeth ed. () John Claudius Loudon and the Early Nineteenth Century in Great Britain. Simo, Melanie () ‘John Claudius Loudon on Planning and Design for the Garden Metropolis’ Garden History vol 9, No 2.
In the early decades of the nineteenth century, the horticultural journalist and revolutionary John Claudius Loudon invented, among many other novelties, a form of root design that he called "ridge and furrow" — a zigzag glass construction that maximized the access of light and therefore heat, particularly in the early morning and late evening, when the sun was low in the sky. John Claudius Loudon, the great Victorian garden writer, designer and theorist, merits a lengthy mention in it because he was the first to write at length about cemetery design. That might sound a bit strange: after all a cemetery is surely simply a place to bury our . John Claudius Loudon, unknown artist, National Portrait Gallery So instead I’m going to follow up Repton in a different way over the next couple of posts, by looking at some aspects of the man who assumed his mantle as the leading garden designer and theorist of the early 19thc: John Claudius Loudon. About John Claudius Loudon Encyclopædia Britannica () John Claudius Loudon Dumbarton Oaks () John Claudius Loudon and the early nineteenth century in Great Britain. Dumbarton Oaks Trustees for Harvard University Elizabeth B. Rogers (). Landscape Design: A Cultural and Architecture History. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc. References.
(). Review essay: John Claudius Loudon and the Early Nineteenth Century in Great Britain. The Journal of Garden History: Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. Cited by: 1. St John the Baptist, altered and enlarged over the years, shelters a most curious monument in its churchyard, erected by my history hero, John Claudius Loudon, the early 19th-century author of some 30 hefty works on architecture, agriculture and horticulture. John Claudius Loudon and the Early Nineteenth Century in Great Britain (E.B. Macdougall ed.) Durant, Will. Our Oriental Heritage: The Story of Civilization. Part I. Simon and Schuster, New York. (This is the ﬁ rst of the ‘Durants’ “Story of Civilization,” now with the “Age of Napoleon” in the 11th volume. This is outstanding and readable background material for ancient horticulture andFile Size: 20KB. John Claudius Loudon and the early nineteenth century in Great Britain: [papers] / [edited by Elisabeth B. MacDougall] ; [editorial associate, Lois Fern] Dumbarton Oaks Colloquium on the History of Landscape Architecture ).