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Creator:
Ridgely, Charles Carnan  Search this
Ridgely, John  Search this
Ridgely, Eliza  Search this
Slide manufacturer:
Van Altena, Edward  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Photograph (lantern slide, hand-colored, 3.25 x 4 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Lantern slides
Place:
Maryland -- Towson
United States of America -- Maryland -- Baltimore County -- Towson
Date:
[between 1914 and 1949?]
General:
The elaborately planned boxwood garden was laid out in 1810 and is typical of that period of gardening, a remarkable example of the revival of the intricately designed knot gardens of the 17th century. Each generation has cared for the old and added something of its own.
Mount reads: "Edward Van Altena."
Historic plate number: "36, 45."
Historic plate caption: "Hampton, Baltimore, Maryland."
Collection 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.
Collection 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 -- Maryland -- Towson  Search this
Summer  Search this
Box  Search this
Urns  Search this
Parterres  Search this
Genre/Form:
Lantern slides
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item MD008002
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Maryland / MD008: Towson -- Hampton National Historic Site
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref14996