Papworth, John Buonarotti, 1775-1847. / Hints on ornamental gardening : consisting of a series of designs for garden buildings, useful and decorative gates, fences, railroads, &c. : accompanied by observations on the principles and theory of rural improvement, interspersed with occasional remarks on rural architecture
A bridge adapted to park scenery, pp. 65-67
of much water, she has added to her store such as are peculiarly suited to its decoration; and in the aquatic plants will be found the means of adding still more extensive variety, than at first appears, to the retired scenery of the grounds: these, differing in colour and character, may be so arranged as to be highly ornamental, and favorably contrast the valley with the hill. When the valley is not of sufficient extent to allow the intro- duction of the lake, the river may be much improved by separating its course into branches: thus forming small islands or aits; which, when planted according to their forms and characters, will become admirable embellishments. T i. 67 WATER,.
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