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Garden house for the Maison di Frascati

Architect:
Giuseppe Barberi, Italian, 1746–1809  Search this
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and gray wash
Type:
architecture
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
Italy
Credit Line:
Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund
Accession Number:
1938-88-2589
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Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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edanmdm:chndm_1938-88-2589

The Garden Club of America collection

Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Names:
New York Flower Show  Search this
Extent:
37,000 Slides (35mm slides)
33 Linear feet ((garden files))
3,000 lantern slides
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Slides
Lantern slides
Plans (drawings)
Brochures
Articles
Correspondence
Clippings
Slides (photographs)
Date:
circa 1920-present
Summary:
This collection contains over 37,000 35mm slides, 3,000 glass lantern slides and garden files that may include descriptive information, photocopied articles (from journals, newspapers, or books), planting lists, correspondence, brochures, landscape plans and drawings. Garden files were compiled by Garden Club of America (GCA) members for most of the gardens included in the collection. Some gardens have been photographed over the course of several decades; others only have images from a single point in time. In addition to images of American gardens, there are glass lantern slides of the New York Flower Show (1941-1951) and trips that GCA members took to other countries, including Mexico (1937), Italy, Spain, Japan (1935), France (1936), England (1929), and Scotland.

A number of the slides are copies of historic images from outside repositories including horticultural and historical societies or from horticultural books and publications. The GCA made a concerted effort in the mid-1980s to acquire these images in order to increase its documentation of American garden history. Because of copyright considerations, use of these particular images may be restricted.
Biographical/Historical note:
The Garden Club of America was established in 1913 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, when the Garden Club of Philadelphia and eleven other garden clubs met to create a national garden club. Its purpose is to foster the knowledge and love of gardening and to restore and protect the quality of the environment through educational programs and gardening and conservation efforts. The GCA was incorporated in Delaware in 1923, with its headquarters established in New York City. Today, local clubs are organized under twelve regional zones. The GCA continues its tradition of hosting flower shows and publishing material related to gardening in the United States.

The GCA's glass lantern slides were used by The GCA for presentations and lectures about notable gardens throughout the United States dating back to colonial times. An effort was made in the late 1980s, in preparation of the 75th anniversary of the Garden Club of America's founding, to collect the disbursed slides. These slides were to eventually form the Slide Library of Notable American Parks and Gardens. The informational value of this collection is extensive since a number of images of the more than 4,500 gardens represented show garden designs that have changed over time or no longer exist. While the majority of images document a range of designed upper and upper-middle class gardens throughout the U.S., the scope of the collection is expanding as volunteers photograph and document contemporary gardens including community and vernacular gardens.

The gardens illustrate the design work of dozens of landscape architects including Marian Coffin, Beatrix Farrand, Lawrence Halprin, Hare & Hare, Umberto Innocenti, Gertrude Jekyll, Jens Jensen, Warren Manning, the Olmsted Brothers, Charles Platt, Ellen Biddle Shipman, and Fletcher Steele. Because of their proximity to the gardens, works of notable architects and sculptors may also be featured in the images.
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.
Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- France  Search this
Gardens -- Italy  Search this
Gardens -- Japan  Search this
Gardens -- Mexico  Search this
Flower shows  Search this
Gardening -- United States -- societies, etc  Search this
Gardens -- England  Search this
Landscape architecture  Search this
Gardens -- United States  Search this
Gardens -- Spain  Search this
Gardens -- Scotland  Search this
Genre/Form:
Plans (drawings)
Brochures
Articles
Correspondence
Clippings
Lantern slides
Slides (photographs)
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA
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The Garden Club of America collection
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aag-gca
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Meet the Artist: Enrico David - Hirshhorn Museum

Creator:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2019-07-24T18:37:07.000Z
Topic:
Art, modern  Search this
Youtube Category:
Education  Search this
See more by:
hirshhornmuseum
YouTube Channel:
hirshhornmuseum
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_d80lchBTpkE

Curtiss D-III Headless Pusher

Manufacturer:
Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company  Search this
Materials:
Airframe: Wood
Covering: Fabric
Dimensions:
Large Object: 7.8m × 10.36m × 2.7m, 632kg (25.6 ft. × 34 ft. × 8.9 ft., 1393.3lb.)
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1912
Credit Line:
Gift of Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Co.
Inventory Number:
A19280009000
Restrictions & Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Hangar:
Mary Baker Engen Restoration Hangar
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19280009000
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Frost Garden

Designer:
Akira Minagawa, Japanese, b. 1967  Search this
Manufacturer:
Kvadrat (Ebeltoft, Denmark)  Search this
Medium:
Medium: 100% Trevira CS polyester Technique: leno weave
Type:
woven textiles
Textile
Object Name:
Textile
Manufactured in:
Italy
Date:
2017
Credit Line:
Gift of Kvadrat
Accession Number:
2017-19-2
Restrictions & Rights:
© Kvadrat
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_2017-19-2
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Ground Plan of Proposed Chapel for Trinity Church, Boston, Massachusetts

Architect:
Pietro Belluschi, American, b. Italy, 1899 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
Charcoal, pen and red ink on tracing paper
Type:
architecture
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
May 7, 1960
Credit Line:
Gift of Pietro Belluschi
Accession Number:
1962-35-4
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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edanmdm:chndm_1962-35-4
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Traineau de Jardin fait pour la Reine premiere douairiere d'espagne en 1735, 4th Plate [Garden Sled for Marie-Anne de Neu bourg Queen of Spain], pl. 49 in Oeuvre de Juste-Aurele Meissonnier

Designer:
Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier, French, b. Italy, 1695–1750  Search this
Etcher:
Gabriel Huquier, French, 1695–1772  Search this
Publisher:
Gabriel Huquier, French, 1695–1772  Search this
Medium:
Etching on off- white laid paper
Type:
furniture
Print
Object Name:
Print
Made in:
Paris, France
Date:
1748
Credit Line:
Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council
Accession Number:
1921-6-212-16-b
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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edanmdm:chndm_1921-6-212-16-b
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"Crystal Cypress Tree"

Designer:
Charles Lin Tissot, American, 1904 - 1994  Search this
Retailer:
Tiffany & Company, American, established 1853  Search this
Medium:
Glass, silk
Type:
glasswares
Decorative Arts
Table centerpiece
Object Name:
Table centerpiece
Made in:
Venice, Italy
Date:
1961
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James H. Ripley
Accession Number:
1962-150-1/7
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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edanmdm:chndm_1962-150-1_7

Sampler

Maker:
Carola Caponi, Italian  Search this
Medium:
Medium: linen, silk Technique: cross stitch embroidery
Type:
embroidery & stitching
Sampler
Made in:
Italy
Date:
1815
Credit Line:
Gift of Myra and William H. Mathers
Accession Number:
2003-14-29
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Textiles Department
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_2003-14-29

Fragment

Medium:
Medium: cotton, linen, silk and metal Technique: embroidered; satin, split stitch, couching on metallic thread
Type:
embroidery & stitching
Fragment
Made in:
Italy
Date:
14th century
Accession Number:
1963-70-3
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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edanmdm:chndm_1963-70-3

Act 5, Scene 1, for Il Pomo d'Oro

After:
Ludovico Ottavio Burnacini, Italian, 1636–1707  Search this
Print Maker:
Mathias Küssel, 1621–1682  Search this
Author:
Francesco Sbarra  Search this
Composer:
Pietro Antonio Cesti  Search this
Medium:
Engraving in black ink on paper
Type:
theater
Print
Object Name:
Print
Made in:
Italy
Date:
1667
Credit Line:
Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. William G. Fitch
Accession Number:
1962-192-14
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edanmdm:chndm_1962-192-14

Band

Medium:
Medium: silk embroidery on linen foundation Technique: embroidered in back and long-armed cross stitches on plain weave foundation; bobbin lace border Label: linen plain weave embroidered in silk in back and long-armed cross stitches
Type:
embroidery & stitching
Band
Made in:
Italy
Date:
17th century
Credit Line:
Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf
Accession Number:
1962-52-2
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edanmdm:chndm_1962-52-2

Stage Design: Garden Scene with a Fountain, Part V, Plate 8, "Architettura e Prospettive," Augsburg

Designer:
Giuseppe Galli Bibiena, Italian, 1696–1756  Search this
Engraver:
Johann Andréas Pfeffel, German, 1674–1748  Search this
Medium:
Etching with engraving in black ink on white paper
Type:
theater
Print
Object Name:
Print
Made in:
Italy
Published in:
Augsburg, Germany
Date:
1740–44
Credit Line:
Museum purchase through gift of the Estate of David Wolfe Bishop
Accession Number:
1957-81-3
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edanmdm:chndm_1957-81-3

Band

Medium:
Medium: silk on linen Technique: long-armed cross, back and knot stitch embroidery on plain weave; needle lace
Type:
embroidery & stitching
Band
Made in:
possibly Sicily, Italy
Date:
16th–18th century
Credit Line:
Gift of Richard C. Greenleaf
Accession Number:
1954-167-5
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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edanmdm:chndm_1954-167-5

A Garden with Ruined Archway

Probably:
Carlo Antonio Buffagnotti, Italian, ca. 1660–after 1715  Search this
Medium:
Pen and bistre ink, graphite on cream laid paper
Type:
architecture
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
Italy
Date:
ca. 1700
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Grafton H. Pyne
Accession Number:
1948-118-33
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edanmdm:chndm_1948-118-33

Sketches of Trees and a House

Attributed to:
Remigio Cantagallina, Italian, ca. 1582–1656  Search this
Medium:
Pen and brown ink on cream laid paper
Type:
architecture
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
Florence, Italy
Date:
1610–30
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Grafton H. Pyne
Accession Number:
1948-118-44
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1948-118-44
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Design for a Palace Gate

Medium:
Pen and ink, brush and wash on light brown paper
Type:
architecture
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
Italy
Date:
1800–30
Credit Line:
Museum purchase from the Mary Hearn Greims Fund
Accession Number:
1940-21-28
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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edanmdm:chndm_1940-21-28

Set Design for Scene 3, "La Vita Humana overo," from "Il Trionfo della Pieta"

Etcher:
Giovanni Battista Galestruzzi, Italian, 1615 – 1669  Search this
Designer:
Giovanni Francesco Grimaldi, Italian, 1606 – 1680  Search this
Medium:
Etching on off-white laid paper
Type:
theater
Print
Object Name:
Print
Made in:
Italy
Date:
1658
Credit Line:
Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund
Accession Number:
1938-88-8566
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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edanmdm:chndm_1938-88-8566

Stage Design: Side Wing for Garden Architecture

Medium:
Pen and bistre on paper
Type:
theater
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
Italy
Date:
ca. 1675 - 1690
Credit Line:
Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund
Accession Number:
1938-88-9
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edanmdm:chndm_1938-88-9

Stage Design: Garden Architecture with Fountain and Sculptures

Medium:
Pen and bistre, sepia wash on laid paper
Type:
theater
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
Italy
Date:
ca. 1700
Credit Line:
Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund
Accession Number:
1938-88-7
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edanmdm:chndm_1938-88-7

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