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[Backus Garden] [slide (photograph)]: the endpost for the proposed fountain wall of the Wild Garden, featuring relief portraits of Ralph Adams Cram, Robert O. Derrick, and Fletcher Steele

Physical description:
1 slide (photograph): b&w ; 35 mm
Type:
Slides (photographs)
Place:
United States of America, Michigan, Wayne County, Grosse Pointe, Grosse Pointe Shores
Michigan
Grosse Pointe Shores
Backus Garden (Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan)
Date:
1930
1940
[between 1930 and 1940]
Notes:
The slide is taken from p. 204 of Robin Karson, Fletcher Steele, Landscape Architect: An Account of the Gardenmaker's Life (New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc./Sagapress, Inc., 1989). The image in the book is taken from an original image in the Fletcher Steele Collection, F. Franklin Moon Library, College of Environmental Science and Forestry, State University of New York, Syracuse, New York.
Topic:
Pedestals
Finials
Gardens
Portraits
Relief
Local number:
MI024007
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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