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View of the Terrace Garden, Harewood House, Leeds
[English architecture and landscapes.]
Manchester University - John Rylands Library
Image Number: JRL17092390, Reference Number: VPH.7.8
View of the Terrace Garden at Harewood House, showing the beautiful Italianate terrace with a a balustraded parapet. Stone staircases lead down to the lower terrace which is laid out with fountains and raised flower beds with curved stone coping. To the side of the staircase there is a pair of 18th century stone sphinxes. The fountain in the foreground shows seated classical figures a second fountain is just visible to the right of the print. The terrace was designed by Charles Barry in the 1840s. Brother-in-law to Harewood's Estate Manager at the time, Roger Fenton visited Harewood in 1860 where he photographed the Terrace and surrounding landscape.