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[Watersmeet] [lantern slide]

view [Watersmeet] [lantern slide] digital asset number 1
Creator:
Clements, C. Runcie
Fort, Rufus
Perkins, James
Landscape Architect:
Fleming, Bryant
Fleming, Bryant
Provenance:
Corziner, Francis
Architect:
Rodgers, A. Herbert
Fitch, James Marston
Photographers:
Reginald A. Malby & Co.
Physical description:
1 photograph : lantern slide, hand-colored ; 3.25 x 4 in
Type:
Lantern slides
Place:
United States of America, Tennessee, Davidson County, Nashville
Tennessee
Nashville
Date:
1914
1949
[between 1914 and 1949?]
Notes:
Watersmeet is built on a part of the old Deer Park that belongs to the historic estate of Belle Meade. The estate entrance is an avenue of elms with a planting to the right of red cedars, cherry laurels, dogwoods and masses of shrubs. The avenue leads to a forecourt with a reflecting pool. The "Bluff Path" leads to the wildflower garden with naturalized daffodils, wild pink crabapples and azaleas. At the northeast terrace kurume azaleas and junipers are under a large pine. There a steps that go down to a picturesque spot "waters meet" where the sycamores grow large. The architect was A. Herbert Rodgers. the landscaping was done by Bryant Fleming.
Mount reads: "Reginald A. Malby & Co."
Historic plate caption: "[possible previous text obscured] light it should not be criticised by daylight."
Topic:
Walkways
Stepping stones
Creeks
Garden borders
Walls, stone
Flowering trees
Local number:
TN002001
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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