Sons of the Sea

Sons of the Sea

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116 pp., 60 ILLUSTRATIONS: Chris Broughton, Richard Doust, Howard Eaglestone (plus Cover, left), Grahame Jones, Michaela Kidney, Alan Powers, Corinne Roberts. TEXTS
~ Patrick Eyres. Introduction.
~ Patrick Eyres. Rambo in the Landscape garden: the British Hercules as Champion of the Protestant Succession (site examples include Hampton Court, Greenwich Hospital, Stowe and Studley Royal).
~ David Lambert. Hercules and Neptune and the Merchant-Gardeners of Bristol (at Goldney and Warmley).
~ Michael Charlesworth. Hercules, Apollo and the Hermit: Exploring Stourhead (the Choice of Hercules delineated).
~ Paul Whitely. William Shenstone and ‘The Judgement of Hercules: an Exercise in Politics (the Choice of Hercules deployed in the service of the opposition to the government of Sir Robert Walpole).
~ Patrick Eyres. Aerial Eye-catchers of the Pax Americana: a Cold War Allegory.

Description

NAJ 37/38 (1994). Commerce, Empire and the Landscape Garden II: Iconographies of Hercules (and Neptune) in the culture and garden of Augustan Britain, as exemplified at Hampton Court, Greenwich, Stowe, Studley Royal, Goldney, Warmley, Stourhead and Rousham.