William Miller, 'Design for municipal sunken gardens', about 1908

William Miller, 'Design for municipal sunken gardens', about 1908

William Miller (1828-1909)
'Design for municipal sunken gardens'
About 1908
Pen and ink and watercolour on paper
Museum no. E.810-1979

Miller was a noted designer of parks and gardens. As is evident in this plan, his approach to design emphasised the decorative pattern of the layout rather than the three-dimensional aspect of a garden. The pattern would have been executed with brightly coloured bedding plants.