Over 135 national and international renowned speakers and delegates attended a major 3 day conference in September to explore Capability Brown’s work in a global context.
Royal Mail recently launched a Special Stamps issue to mark the 300th anniversary of the birth of Capability Brown. Design agency Silk Pearce discusses the Capability Brown project.
Today we select from a wide range of computer typefaces, but professional scribes in the eighteenth century could turn their hands to archaic, exotic, or specialist styles of letterforms to suit the type of document they were writing. Peter Foden, Archivist & Palaeographer, shares some thoughts on Brown's handwriting.
Chatsworth is home to the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, and has been passed down through 16 generations of the Cavendish family. Chatsworth is renowned for the quality of its art, landscape and hospitality, and it has evolved through the centuries to reflect the tastes, passions and interests of succeeding generations.
Historic England invite you to explore the bulidings and momuments Capability Brown commissioned in his landscapes.