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Identifier: artoflandscapega00rept
Title: The art of landscape gardening
Year: 1907 (1900s)
Authors: Repton, Humphry, 1752-1818 Nolen, John, 1869-1937 American Society of Landscape Architects
Subjects: Landscape gardening
Publisher: Boston : Houghton, Mifflin Company, Riverside Press)
Contributing Library: NCSU Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: NCSU Libraries

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Morning Effect of Light

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Evening Effect of Light Plate VII. The Thames, from Purley Theory and Practice round; but if sloped to the shaded line, less of the bankwill be reflected in the water, and the quantity of skyseen in the water will be from b to d ; and as the bril-liancy of still water depends on the sky reflected onits surface, the quantity of water will be apparentlyincreased. As properly belonging to this chapter may be men-tioned a curious observation which occurred in the viewof the Thames from Purley. In the morning [see Platevii], when the sun was in the east, the landscape ap-peared to consist of wood, water, and distant country,with few artificial accompaniments; but in the evening,when the sun was in the west, objects presented them-selves which were in the morning scarcely visible. In thefirst instance the wood was in a solemn repose of shade ;the water, reflecting a clear sky, was so brilliantly illum-inated that I could trace the whole course of the river;the dark trees were strongly contr

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Tagged: , bookid:artoflandscapega00rept , bookyear:1907 , bookdecade:1900 , bookcentury:1900 , bookauthor:Repton__Humphry__1752_1818 , bookauthor:Nolen__John__1869_1937 , bookauthor:American_Society_of_Landscape_Architects , booksubject:Landscape_gardening , bookpublisher:Boston___Houghton__Mifflin_Company__Riverside_Press_ , bookcontributor:NCSU_Libraries , booksponsor:NCSU_Libraries , bookleafnumber:134 , bookcollection:americana , BHL Collection

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