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Aldobrandini, Pietro Cardinal  Search this
Aldobrandini family  Search this
James River Garden Club  Search this
Della Porta, Giacomo, 1532-1602  Search this
Buti, Jacque  Search this
Sarazin, Jacque  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
1 Photograph (lantern slide, hand-colored)
Archival materials
Lantern slides
Italy -- Frascati
Italy -- Lazio Region -- Frascati
[between 1914 and 1949?]
Called a Water Theater. Sculptures depict Polyphemus with reed pipes, a centaur. Atlas sculpted by Jacque Sarazin.
Mount reads: "Fratelli Alinari (I. D. E. A.); Italia - 8 Via Nazionale 8 - Firenze. (7); Serie Artistica."
Historic plate number: "6843."
Historic plate caption: "[manuscript text on label:] Villa Aldobrandini. [printed text in image:] (Ed.?? Alinari) P.? I.? N.? 6843. Frascati - Villa Aldobrandini. La cascata principale. (G. Della Porta.)."
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Collection Rights:
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Water stairs  Search this
Columns  Search this
Urns  Search this
Walls (building)  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Fountains  Search this
Niches (Architecture)  Search this
Open-air theaters  Search this
Relief (Sculpture)  Search this
Balustrades  Search this
Parterres  Search this
Hollies  Search this
Lantern slides
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
AAG.GCA, Item IT021001
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 2: International Garden Images / Italy / IT021: Frascati -- Villa Aldobrandini
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens