Studio: international art — 11.1897

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Formal Gardens in Scotland

fanciful and spectacular ef-
fects of foreign gardens, never
became very common in this
country, where more sober
fashions prevailed.

The modern garden is an
extensive affair, in a different
part of the grounds, with
preserves and fruit and vege-
table gardens and large glass-
houses. The grounds gene-
rally are very picturesque.
Well planted, with paths and
rustic bridges over the
streams, they combine the
advantages of the formal and
landscape styles; each is in
its proper place.

Looking at such a place as
this, it is surprising to think
howT completely the formal
style has disappeared. We
might so easily have had
examples of both styles, pre-
served as in this case, to
delight the followers of each,
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