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Should John Warner Barber's view of Roxbury be included in the inscribed section (or on the page at all).  Page 482 states: "A great part of this town is rocky land; hence the name of Rocks'bury; the soil is, however, strong, and in a very high state of cultivation, abounding in country seats and pleasure-grounds."  But 483 starts the description of this image: "The above is a view on the elevated ground in the central part of Roxbury..." Pleasant ground is not mentioned [CT 6/12/15]
 
Should John Warner Barber's view of Roxbury be included in the inscribed section (or on the page at all).  Page 482 states: "A great part of this town is rocky land; hence the name of Rocks'bury; the soil is, however, strong, and in a very high state of cultivation, abounding in country seats and pleasure-grounds."  But 483 starts the description of this image: "The above is a view on the elevated ground in the central part of Roxbury..." Pleasant ground is not mentioned [CT 6/12/15]
 
https://archive.org/stream/historicalcollec00bar#page/482/mode/2up
 
https://archive.org/stream/historicalcollec00bar#page/482/mode/2up
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We need to update this after seeing Emily Beamish article on pleasure grounds in Philadelphia Studies in the History of Gardens & Designed Landscapes
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An International Quarterly
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Volume 35, Issue 3, 2015
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History as a source for innovation in landscape architecture: the First World War landscapes in Flanders
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Steven Heyde
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pages 183-197
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Enjoyment in the night: discovering leisure in Philadelphia’s eighteenth-century rural pleasure gardens
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Anne Beamish
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pages 198-212
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http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14601176.2015.1019274#.VX804_YpCxA

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Should John Warner Barber's view of Roxbury be included in the inscribed section (or on the page at all). Page 482 states: "A great part of this town is rocky land; hence the name of Rocks'bury; the soil is, however, strong, and in a very high state of cultivation, abounding in country seats and pleasure-grounds." But 483 starts the description of this image: "The above is a view on the elevated ground in the central part of Roxbury..." Pleasant ground is not mentioned [CT 6/12/15] https://archive.org/stream/historicalcollec00bar#page/482/mode/2up


We need to update this after seeing Emily Beamish article on pleasure grounds in Philadelphia Studies in the History of Gardens & Designed Landscapes An International Quarterly Volume 35, Issue 3, 2015 History as a source for innovation in landscape architecture: the First World War landscapes in Flanders Steven Heyde pages 183-197

Enjoyment in the night: discovering leisure in Philadelphia’s eighteenth-century rural pleasure gardens Anne Beamish pages 198-212 http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14601176.2015.1019274#.VX804_YpCxA

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