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Former owner:
Fabbri, Shepard, Mrs  Search this
Fabbri, Ernesto  Search this
Fabbri, Alessandro  Search this
Mcmurtry, George, Mrs  Search this
Garden Club of Mount Desert  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
1 Photograph (lantern slide, hand-colored, 3.25 x 4 in.)
Archival materials
Lantern slides
Buonriposo (Bar Harbor, Maine)
United States of America -- Maine -- Hancock County -- Bar Harbor
[between 1914 and 1949?]
Buonriposo is an Italian Villa with wide terraces just above the sea. There is a typical Italian Garden with a fountain as its main accent, surrounded by formal beds, tempting seats, and cedars planted at appropriate intersections. The house was torn down in 1963.
Historic plate number: "9."
Historic plate caption: "Moun[t Desert], Mrs. Shepard Fabbri."
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:
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.
Summer  Search this
Ponds  Search this
Flower beds  Search this
Cedar  Search this
Outdoor furniture  Search this
Walkways  Search this
Chairs  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Fountains  Search this
Gardens -- Maine -- Bar Harbor  Search this
Lantern slides
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
AAG.GCA, Item ME005001
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Maine / ME005: Bar Harbor -- Buonriposo
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens