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[Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Garden] [lantern slide]: Chinese entrance gate

view [Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Garden] [lantern slide]: Chinese entrance gate digital asset number 1
Landscape architect:
Farrand, Beatrix 1872-1959
Provenance:
Garden Club of Mount Desert
Physical description:
1 photograph : lantern slide, hand-colored ; 3.25 x 4 in
Type:
Lantern slides
Place:
United States of America, Maine, Hancock County, Seal Harbor
Maine
Seal Harbor
Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Garden (Seal Harbor, Maine)
Date:
1914
1949
[between 1914 and 1949?]
Notes:
Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr., built the garden on the western hill of Seal Harbor. The Chinese entrance gate, through an evergreen grove along paths of pine needles, is set in a wall of tiles which were brought from Peking, where they were secured from a ruined part of the city wall then under repairs.
Historic plate number: "45."
Topic:
Summer
Gates
Tiles
Pine
Gatehouses
Chinese gardens
Walkways
Sculpture
Walls
Gardens
Local number:
ME043001
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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