All my research on Shugborough is available here.

Here are four video talks about Shugborough and related themes:

The Shepherds’ Monument

A Druid in Arcadia

Thomas Wright of Durham and the City of the Sun

Shugborough and the Earthly Paradise

 

 

THOMAS ANSON AND THE GREEK REVIVAL

This is a full length detailed study of Thomas Anson of Shugborough and his role in a forgotten mid 18th century Platonic Revolution.

 

1 – Thomas Anson and Shugborough

2 – Anson in Italy

3 – Nature’s Laws

4 – The Society of Dilettanti

5 – Sailing to Tenedos

6 – Expanding the Estate

7 – The Death of Lord Scarbrough

8 – The Lure of the Exotic

9 – The Jacobites

10 – The Case for Wright

11 – Shugborough Transformed

12 – The Shepherds’ Monument

13 – Hidden Meanings

14 – Romantic Landscapes

15 – St Germain and the Great Secret

16 – James Athenian Stewart

17 – That Universal Strain

18 – Elegant Entertainments

19 – Science and Industry

20 – Epilogue

21 – The 1767 Descriptive Poem

There are also two more extended chapters –

Elizabeth Carter and Thomas Wright

Carter, Epictetus and Plato

Everything there is to know about Thomas Anson’s friend, the composer Anton Kammell, can be found here.