120 years of Coun­try Life in­te­ri­ors at Lin­ley

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Work­ing with the most rudi­men­tary equip­ment, Coun­try Life’s ear­li­est pho­tog­ra­phers cap­tured eng­land’s most beau­ti­ful rooms of both his­toric and modern houses. to cel­e­brate our 120th an­niver­sary, some of the high­lights will be on show at Lin­ley, of­fer­ing a fas­ci­nat­ing in­sight into the evo­lu­tion of english taste dur­ing the pe­riod, with rarely seen images of Dean­ery gar­den, the house that Sir ed­win Lu­tyens de­signed for Coun­try Life’s founder ed­ward Hud­son, as well as eltham Palace and Ditch­ley Park. Shown here is staff pho­tog­ra­pher Al­fred Hen­son work­ing at old Ruf­ford Hall in Lan­cashire.

‘Beau­ti­ful Rooms & Blush­ing Brides: 120 Years of Coun­try Life Pho­tog­ra­phy’ also fea­tures in­te­ri­ors and Fron­tispiece pho­tog­ra­phy—from April 6 un­til June 17 at Lin­ley Bel­gravia, 60, Pim­lico Road, Lon­don SW1 (020–7730 7300; www.davidlin­ley.com). Ad­mis­sion is free.

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