Gardens of Desire

Gardens of Desire

£20.00

120 pp., 63 ILLUSTRATIONS: Catherine Aldred, Chris Broughton, Howard Eaglestone (plus Cover, left), Andrew Naylor. TEXTS:
~ Patrick Eyres. Introduction.
~ Richard Wheeler. Pro Magna Charta or Fay ce que Voudras: Political and moral precedents for the gardens of Sir Francis Dashwood at West Wycombe (with particular reference to Stowe).
~ Wendy Frith. When Frankie met Johnny: Sexuality and politics in the gardens at West Wycombe and Medmenham Abbey (Sir Francis Dashwood and John Wilkes).
~ Andrew Naylor. Upgrading Erections: Conservation of the statuary at West Wycombe and the reclamation of Georgian lead sculpture.

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NAJ 49/50 (2000). Sexuality and politics in the Georgian landscape gardens at West Wycombe and Medmenham Abbey: Sir Francis Dashwood, the Hell Fire Club and John Wilkes.