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|Focus : Romanticism. Robert's dream home. ;)
Written by Mandy N
(10/20/2006 5:52 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Focus: Romanticism; Picturesque cottages., penned by Mandy N
'I advise anybody who is going to build, to build a cottage. My friend Lord Courtland...laid before me three different plans of Bonomi's..." My dear Courtland", said I, immediately throwing them all on the fire, "Do not adopt either of them, but by all means build a cottage". And that I fancy will be an end to it.'
Perhaps the fashionable cottages Robert advocates for gentlemen are among the plates below from 'An Essay on Bristish Cottage Architecture' 1798 by James Malton, a representative writer of English picturesque architecture.
|British cottage architecture...|
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