2014 Horan Prize

Learn more about Eduard Krakhmalnikov’s Experience at Charlecote Park



The Royal Oak Foundation awarded the 2014 Horan Prize fellowship to Eduard Krakhmalnikov of Minneapolis, Minnesota. Supported by the Mudge Foundation and named for Royal Oak’s Executive Director from 1987 to 2003, this program provides training and educational opportunities for individuals with a professional interest in the history, management and conservation of historic landscapes and gardens

Eduard’s award allowed him to compile a history of Charlecote Park, Warwickshire. Working under the supervision of the Park and Gardens Manager, Eduard produced a detailed written report assessing the development of the parkland and gardens at Charlecote giving particular focus on the influence of Lancelot Brown and Mary Elizabeth Lucy. The award provided for Eduard’s housing, transportation, a $1,500 travel stipend and a $5,000 stipend.

You can read Eduard’s full report here.