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Dunwalke East 1979-1992

Architect:
Schmidt, Mott B. 1889-1977
Former owner:
Dillon, C. Douglas (Clarence Douglas) 1909-
Landscape architect:
Smith, John Charles
Physical description:
2 folders+ 21 35 mm. slides
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
New Jersey
Bedminster
Dunwalke East (Bedminster, New Jersey)
Date:
1979
1979-1992
Notes:
Dunwalke East encompassed nearly 33 acres, with 14 1/2 acres assessed for farmland. In 1991, the gardens consisted of a sunken rose garden with fountain, stone-walled tulip garden, birch and spring bulb garden, fruit orchard, large vegetable garden, and raspberry row. A covered stone terrace extends along the south side of the residence. The property was purchased by Princeton University.
Persons and institutions associated with the property include C. Douglas Dillon (former owner, 1938-1992); Princeton University (present owner); Mott B. Schmidt (architect, 1938); and John Charles Smith (landscape architect).
Summary:
The folders include an information sheet and Sotheby's realty pamphlet.
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
NJ137000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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