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View of Langley Park house, Beckenham, near London, prior to proposed alterations: perspective with overlaid paper flap in place

RIBApix ref no RIBA35564
Architect/DesignerRepton, Humphry (1752-1818)
Artist/PhotographerRepton, Humphry (1752-1818)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1790
Image Date1790
ViewExterior
StyleGeorgian
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceSKB246/1 p. 12 flap closed
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This sketch is one of a number from Humphry Repton's 'Red Book' for Langley Park, Beckenham, London, one of the seats of Sir Peter Burrell (1790). Repton would produce a Red Book for each of his proposed landscape schemes. These bound volumes of essays and watercolours served as persuasive marketing tools for his work and included both 'before' and 'after' views of the development sites utilising overlaid paper flaps to indicate Repton's suggested improvements.

Subject tags

country houses, Feature: Changing Faces