History of Gardens and Landscapes

Sponsored by the Friends of History of Garden and Landscape Seminar

Venue: Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR, North block, Senate House unless otherwise stated

Time: Thursdays 18:00                                          

Convenors: Michael Ann Mullen, Christine Lalumia (Sotheby's Institute of Art & UCL), David Marsh, Stephen Smith

For enquiries: ihrgardenhistory@gmail.com

Autumn Term 2018
DateSeminar details
27 September
18:00
Shipping, coal, religion and temperance: Reginald Cory’s sponsorship of botany and horticulture
Jean Reader (Independent Scholar)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

11 October
18:00
Purchasing Paradise: origins of the money that financed the great gardens
Roderick Floud (Gresham College)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

25 October
18:00
Guns and Roses: Humphrey Repton and the New Money
Advolly Richmond (Independent Scholar)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

8 November
18:00
The “Blackamoor” Statue: symbol of commercial bounty and the slave trade
Patrick Eyres (editor-publisher ‘New Arcadian Journal’)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

22 November
18:00
Wanstead and wealth from the East Indies
Hannah Armstrong (Birkbeck College University of London)
Room 3A/3B at Garden Halls 1 Cartwright Gardens, Kings Cross, London WC1H 9EN

6 December
18:00
Snowshill: the Wade family and sugar
Julie Reynolds (National Trust)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR