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Gardens of Elizabeth Newman Hume 1964

Landscape architect:
Ireys, Alice Recknagel 1911-2000
Former owner:
Hume, Elizabeth Newman
Hume, Kenneth
Physical description:
1 folder+ 99 photographic prints (including 8 contact sheets)
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, New York, Putnam County, Carmel
New York
Carmel
Gardens of Elizabeth Newman Hume (Carmel, New York)
Date:
1964
1964-1964
Notes:
This garden was located in Carmel, New York, and was designed by Alice Recknagel Ireys beginning about 1949. The design took advantage of the site's hillside location and views of the surrounding countryside. Features included a stone patio, curved stairs, and a swimming pool. Documentation of this garden may also be found in the Alice Recknagel Ireys Papers, Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College.
Persons associated with the garden include: Elizabeth Newman Hume and Kenneth Hume (former owners); and Alice Recknagel Ireys (landscape architect).
Summary:
The folder includes worksheets and other information.
Publications:
Garden has been featured in Alice Recknagel Ireys, How to Plan and Plant Your Own Property (New York: M. Barrows, distributed by M. Morrow, 1967), pp. 16-17, 154-156
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
NY812000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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