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Fair Lane [slide]

Creator:
Ford, Henry
Henry Ford Estate
National Historic Landmark
University of Michigan
Landscape Architect:
Jensen, Jens 1860-1951
Shipman, Ellen
Foote, Harriett Risley 1863-
Sculptor:
Burroughs, John
Provenance:
Henry Ford Museum
Subject:
Toner, Joseph M (Joseph Meredith) 1825-1896
Physical description:
1 slide: col
Type:
Projected media
Place:
United States of America, Michigan, Wayne County, Dearborn
Michigan
Dearborn
Date:
1922
Notes:
Fairlane was a 2,150 acre estate in 1914-1916. The Gothic mansion was covered in ivy and consisted of 31,770 square feet of living space. The property had a 20 car garage, laboratory and a variety of gardens such as a peony garden, iris garden, English garden, Burroughs Grotto, blue garden, rock garden, trail gardens and rose garden. No reproduction. Henry Ford Museum #1660.
Topic:
Spring
Rock gardens
Rockwork
Stepping stones
Stairs
Ponds
Sculpture
Local number:
MI035038
Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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