Category Archives: Japanese Gardens

Toshidama Gallery… A Print per Day – Chikanobu

Chikanobu (1838 – 1912)  Jidai kagami (A Mirror of the Ages): The Meiji Era (1868-1912) The old castle pictured in the cartouche of our second print is the ‘Imperial Residence’ of the new Meiji Emperor. Chikanobu was, like so many … Continue reading

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Hong-Kong Garden… Getting It Wrong

I visited the English National Trust house at Kingston Lacy recently… which is on the whole, unreservedly magnificent. The one attraction that falls short of the mark is the Japanese Garden. The garden was fully restored by the National Trust … Continue reading

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