Paradise of Exiles: The Anglo-Florentine Garden

Posted on December 3rd, 2009 by Charles Boot
Feb ’10
6:30 pm

Paradise of Exiles: The Anglo-Florentine Garden
Katie Campbell, Writer and Garden Historian

70 Cowcross Street: 6.30pm, Wednesday 10 February

Following the publication of her most recent book, Paradise of Exiles, Katie Campbell’s lecture explores the eccentric community of English and American expatriates who settled in the hills above Florence at the end of the nineteenth century. They created elegant garden settings in which to conduct their charmed lives of leisure, art acquisition and scholarship, as well as much of the landscape which looks to us today so quintessentially Italian.

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