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What is beauty? Though it is often in the eye of the beholder, some have attempted to define just what it is. In architecture, this can be seen in the development of the Picturesque ideal which sought to combine natural … Continue reading
The Rothschilds were social, as well as financial, titans. In the first part of this now three-part article on the country houses of the Rothschilds, we saw the family establish their firm in England and later elevating their social standing … Continue reading
After various legal battles it seems that Mentmore Towers, one of the finest country houses in the UK may be for sale. Part of the property empire of Simon Halabi, who was declared bankrupt in April 2010, it was bought … Continue reading