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INVENTORY OF THE HUMPHRY REPTON ARCHITECTURAL AND LANDSCAPE DESIGNS, 1807-1813
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Box 1*

Report concerning the gardens at Ashridge, respectfully submitted to the Earl of Bridgewater...by H. Repton, 1813

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript, bound volume in a red buckrum case. Text, followed by plans and views in ink, some in watercolor. Copy photographs available, see Box 3.
Box 2, Folder 1

Letters and plan related to Ashridge, 1807-1808, undated

Scope and Content Note

Items found in “red book” in box 1.
Box 2, Folder 1

Letter from William Wilkins submitting a proposal for alterations to the buildings at Ashridge, 1807 Feb 24

Box 2, Folder 1

Letter from “Essex, ditto il piccolo Palladio” proposing a house design, 1808 Oct 31

Box 2, Folder 1

Ground plan, with features labelled, in ink, unsigned, undated.

Box 2, Folder 2

Drawings for a lodge for Chas. Hoare [Luscombe], circa 1810

Scope and Content Note

4 ink drawings of a roof plan, south elevation, elevation with gate detail, and roof section. Unsigned, undated. Drawings found in a copy of Repton's Fragments, marked on the cover “Chas. Hoare Luscombe.” Apparently by Humphry and George Repton in conjunction with John Nash's work at Luscombe castle.
Box 2, Folder 3

A few hints concerning landscape sketches, circa 1810

Scope and Content Note

Small sketchbook, bound in red leather with former owner's label inside, in which Repton shows how to prepare sketches and lay on watercolors of different values. Prepared for C. J. Wall, with inscription on last page.
Box 3*

Photographic surrogates of Report concerning the gardens at Ashridge...

Scope and Content Note

Comprising black-and-white photographs (8x10), and color photographs (11x14).
Flat file folder 1**

Items concerning the house and gardens at Ashridge, undated

Flat file folder 1**

House and Flower Garden, Ashridge, Herts. by Stewart Torbron

Scope and Content Note

Title from caption. Ink and color wash plan.
Flat file folder 1**

Plan of grounds

Scope and Content Note

Color wash plan with annotations.
Flat file folder 1**

Schematic plan of grounds

Scope and Content Note

With color wash, ink and pencil; contains many annotations regarding landscape details.
Flat file folder 1**

Landscape design and plantings

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten document, 1 sheet, folded in half, describes the garden.
Flat file folder 2**

Drawings of Harleston Park, Northamptonshire, undated

Flat file folder 2**

Harleston Park, Northamptonshire; the property of Earl Spencer,

Scope and Content Note

Title from caption. Detailed black ink drawing shows view of the house and grounds. Unsigned; dates to the later 19th century (?)
Flat file folder 2**

Harleston House as designed by The Reptons 1808-1811

Scope and Content Note

Title from pencil caption on drawing. Ink and color wash elevation, mounted on board.
Flat file folder 2**

The Deer Park

Scope and Content Note

Title from caption. Ink and wash ground plan, mounted on board. Other writing on drawing includes legend: “Ground-plan of the house, offices, stables, courts, yards, gardens, etc. at Harleston Park in Northhamptonshire a seat of Robert Andrew, Esq. as designed and directed in its execution by H. & J.A. Repton, 1808, 1809, 1810, 1811.”