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The Incredible Way That Excalibur Was Made

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Smithsonian Channel  Search this
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This London Blacksmith Forges Replicas of Medieval Swords

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Sundiata Keita

Creator:
National Museum of African Art  Search this
Type:
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2019-11-04T20:34:47.000Z
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Education  Search this
Topic:
Art, African  Search this
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National Museum of African Art
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Forging: The Blacksmith’s Tools

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National Museum of African Art  Search this
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2019-04-05T16:30:20.000Z
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Art, African  Search this
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Sounding Forms: Bells

Creator:
National Museum of African Art  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
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2019-04-05T17:05:12.000Z
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Education  Search this
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Art, African  Search this
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Abraham Lincoln's Wedge

User:
Lincoln, Abraham  Search this
Physical Description:
iron (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 1/2 in x 8 3/4 in x 2 in; 3.81 cm x 22.225 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
wedge
Associated place:
United States: Illinois
Subject:
Presidents  Search this
Related Publication:
Rubenstein, Harry R.. Abraham Lincoln: An Extraordinary Life
Credit Line:
Gift of Henry W. Allen (SI)
ID Number:
PL.030794
Catalog number:
30794
Accession number:
65826
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Political and Military History: Political History, General History Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
Selections from the Abraham Lincoln Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-30e5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_513431
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Slide Box 2

Collection Creator:
Brock, Lina Lee, 1945-1991  Search this
Extent:
180 Slides (35mm color)
Container:
Box 11, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Slides
Date:
1975 April-1975 August
Scope and Contents:
Includes:

Roll 8: Shabba: camel-back mapping day and blacksmiths at Mayow's baptism April 1975 (39 images) Roll 9: Chez Illiyassou, Kel Tamerkest at Abouhaya, May-June 1975 plus shots of my house in Tahoua (34 images) Roll 10: Shabba, rainy season (July through August 1975), plus smiths dancing at my house in Tahoua, plus Issikinet's wedding (34 images) Roll 11/12: Shabba (73 images)
Collection Restrictions:
The Lina Brock papers are open for research. Access to archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.

Access to the Lina Brock papers requires an appointment.
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Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Lina Brock papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Lina Brock papers
Lina Brock papers / Series 4: Photographs
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3acf5b409-8315-42cb-b05e-a9f48d8f81e7
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-2016-19-ref148

Selected Poems

Author:
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882  Search this
Performer:
University Players  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Contents:
Village blacksmith--Arrow and the song--Paul Revere's ride--Song- Stay t home--Wreck of the Hesperus--It's not always May--Maidenood--Skeleton in armor--The children's hour--The day is done--Travels by the fireside--Psalm of life
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-7RR-5032
General:
CDR copy
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Please visit our website to learn more about submitting a request. The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections make no guarantees concerning copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Other usage conditions may apply; please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for more information.
Topic:
Spoken word  Search this
Poetry  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-7RR-5032
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection
Moses and Frances Asch Collection / Series 9: Audio Recordings / CD / CDR copy
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5e522fbc5-1546-40d8-8b14-efabb8913178
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref26716

History of the Soviet Union in Ballad and Song, Vol. 1: Songs of the Revolution and Civil War

Producer:
Menashe, Louis  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Culture:
Soviets  Search this
Russians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
Russia
Soviet Union
Contents:
We renounce the old world (Workers Marseillaise) -- The red flag -- Varshavianka -- Boldly, comrades, in step -- -- We are the blacksmiths -- The Red Army is the most powerful of all -- Shooting of the communards
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-7RR-5664
General:
CDR copy
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Please visit our website to learn more about submitting a request. The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections make no guarantees concerning copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Other usage conditions may apply; please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for more information.
Topic:
Soviet Union--History--Revolution, 1917-1921  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-7RR-5664
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Moses and Frances Asch Collection
Moses and Frances Asch Collection / Series 9: Audio Recordings / CD / CDR copy
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5ce3554d4-dd64-423e-bca4-b8f5d8292f5e
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ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref27347

Stockbridge -- Kaiserhof

Landscape designer:
Orthofer, H. S .  Search this
Photographer:
Orthofer, H. S .  Search this
Former owner:
Carter, James C.  Search this
Provenance:
Lenox Garden Club  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Kaiserhof (Stockbridge, Massachusetts)
United States of America -- Massachusetts -- Berkshire County -- Stockbridge
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets, site plans, and additional information.
General:
This 19-acre site was established as an orchard in the early 1700s by the Carter family and remained a working farm until after World War II. Former owner James C. Carter built the brick Federal-style house in 1830, which was restored by the current owners, who acquired the property in the early 1980s. New landscaping was also undertaken. Stone walls, heirloom 19th-century apple trees, fields, and lawns were incorporated in the design and connect the various gardens as well as the present to the past. A variety of plantings, from tree and herbaceous peonies to smokebush, mock orange, and hydrangea grace the terrace gardens, while summer gardens feature several varieties of helianthus. The park-like setting is complemented by mature trees and additional older heirloom buildings, such as a late 18th-century blacksmith house now restored as a guest house. The overall effect highlights and enhances the natural topography, history, and beauty of the land and the surrounding Berkshire Hills.
Persons associated with the site include Helga S. Orthofer (landscape designer and photographer, late 1980s to date) and James C. Carter (former owner, 1830).
Related Materials:
Kaiserhof related holdings consist of 1 folder (18 35 mm. slides (photographs))
Collection Restrictions:
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Collection Rights:
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Topic:
Gardens -- Massachusetts -- Stockbridge  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File MA355
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The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Massachusetts
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb654474642-8042-4e4b-89e3-893b6c61c294
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Middletown -- Belle Grove Plantation

Former owner:
Hite, Isaac, Jr  Search this
Hunnewell, F. W. (Francis Welles)  Search this
Brumback family  Search this
Restoration landscape architect:
Favretti, Rudy J.  Search this
Owner:
National Trust for Historic Preservation in the United States  Search this
Creator:
Garden Club of Virginia  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Belle Grove (Middletown, Virginia)
United States of America -- Virginia -- Frederick County -- Middletown
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets and photocopies of articles about the property.
General:
Major Isaac Hite Jr., who fought with the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War, and his first wife Eleanor (Nelly) Conway Madison, a sister of President James Madison, built the Federal style house beginning in 1794, using limestone quarried on the 483 acre property. The landscape plan included groves of trees for shade and was influenced by the less formal 18th century English gardens that complement rather than contrast with the natural setting. The fields would have been planted in grain for livestock, including cattle and Merino sheep. During Hite's lifetime the property was expanded to 7,500 acres and included a distillery and several mills. The house has a south façade of dressed limestone, and is in the pavilion style favored by Thomas Jefferson. There are several outbuildings. The only records of the garden show light foundation plantings around the house and a latticework fence.
During the Civil War, Belle Grove Plantation was the setting of the Battle of Cedar Creek on October 19, 1864, in which Union General Philip Sheridan defeated Confederate General Jubal Early.
The Brumback family owned the property from 1907 to 1929. Francis Welles Hunnewell purchased the property in 1929 and bequeathed it to the National Trust for Historic Preservation in 1964.
In 1983, the Garden Club of Virginia voted to restore the gardens at Belle Grove Plantation, using funds raised in their annual garden walks. The gardens were restored to the style of circa 1820. University of Connecticut Professor Emeritus Rudy J. Favretti (Fellow in the American Society of Landscape Architects) designed the restoration. Restoration included pruning the trees to restore light to the house and open the view of the Blue Ridge and Allegheny Mountains and replacing the large foundation plantings including diseased boxwoods with low-growing plants. In addition, an overgrown herb garden was converted to a demonstration garden comprised of plants used in cooking, medicine and commerce in the 19th century, with restored latticework fencing on three sides and post and rail fencing on the fourth side.
Belle Grove Plantation, now 283 acres, is operated by the National Trust for Historic Preservation and open to the public. Sites on the grounds include the ice house, old hall, dairy, smokehouse, blacksmiths shop, demonstration garden, slave cemetery, and agricultural fields. There is also a library of local, architectural, crafts and agricultural history, and an artifacts collection.
Persons associated with the property include Major Isaac Hite (former owner, 1794-1836) and descendents of the Hite family, the Brumback family (former owner, 1907-1929), Francis Welles Hunnewell (former owner, 1929), Rudy J. Favretti (1983, restoration landscape architect) and the National Trust for Historic Preservation (owner, 1964-present)
Related Materials:
Belle Grove Plantation related holdings consist of 2 folders (1 3 x 4 in. lantern slide and 3 35mm slides)
See also the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
See others in:
Hollerith Collection, ca. 1970?
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials 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. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Gardens -- Virginia -- Middletown  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File VA094
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Virginia
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
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Richmond -- The Wave Garden

Concrete artist:
Amador, Victor  Search this
Blacksmith:
Sharpe, Robert  Search this
Gardener:
Adams, Kellee  Search this
Sculptor:
Purdy, Douglas  Search this
Provenance:
Piedmont Garden Club  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
The Wave Garden (Richmond, California).
United States of America -- California -- Contra Costa -- Richmond
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets and the features plan for the garden.
General:
Located on approximately 1/3 of an acre, The Wave Garden overlooks San Pablo Bay, part of the San Francisco Bay, in Richmond, California. The owners began construction of the garden in 2007 on a piece of land that was originally a vacant city lot. The Wave Garden is unique because while it is a private garden, it also has a section open to the public which includes an ADA compliant middle pathway. The garden was designed as a work of art, inspired by the work of sculptor Douglas Purdy which is featured in the garden. The winding pathways, platforms, and stairs were created out of textured concrete by artist Victor Armador. The curves of the garden reference the waves of nearby San Pablo Bay. The fencing and ironwork in the garden was designed by blacksmith, Robert Sharpe.
Many of the plants within The Wave Garden are water-efficient. They were selected to be sustainable in the California climate, which has frequent droughts, and also for their contrasting shapes, colors, and heights. Three types of plants in The Wave Garden are California native plants, but most originate from Australia, South Africa, Mexico, or Chile.
Persons associated with the garden include: Victor Amador (concrete artist, 2005- ); Robert Sharpe (blacksmith, 2007-2008); Kellee Adams (gardener, 2007-2008).
Related Materials:
The Wave Garden related holdings consist of 1 folder (37 digital images)
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials 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. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Gardens -- California -- Richmond  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File CA612
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / California
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6c0e3cbb8-887d-4615-977e-e76b12f0a4ed
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref24364

Orange -- Taylor Park

Provenance:
Dolley Madison Garden Club  Search this
Former owner:
Orange County Bicentennial Commission  Search this
Taylor Spotswood Memorial Foundation, Inc.  Search this
Owner:
Town of Orange  Search this
Creator:
The Resources Group  Search this
Landscape architect:
Johnson, Ben  Search this
Fraser, Robert  Search this
James, John F.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
United States of America -- Virginia -- Orange -- Orange
Taylor Park (Orange, Virginia)
Scope and Contents:
2 folders and 25 digital images.
General:
Now a public park comprised of walled gardens, memorial plaques, sculpture and open space for town events including the annual Christmas tree the approximately one acre site was developed beginning in 1978. Land was donated to contain memorials for notable colonial Virginians: Colonel James Taylor II and his wife Martha Thompson, who were the great-grandparents of President James Madison, and Lieutenant Governor and explorer Alexander Spotswood (1676-1740). Members of The Dolley Madison Garden Club were instrumental in funding and overseeing the design, donating and planting trees and 4,000 bulbs, and for ongoing upkeep of the gardens every Wednesday for ten years. The Main Street plaza is paved with brick and has brick walls, metal benches, a central round fountain, seasonal planters, ten willow oak trees and a raised bed with dogwood and spring bulbs. Curvilinear gravel paths lead through the Perennial garden planted with ground covers, shrubs and trees. Trees include river birch, hemlock, native and kousa dogwood, tulip poplar, magnolia, red oak, and redbud. Shrubs include azalea, rhododendron, barberry, various hydrangeas, and knock out roses. High brick walls screen out noise and enhance privacy. The Spotswood memorial plaza has plaques on a high brick wall detailing Spotswood's expeditions into the unexplored West and a metal sculpture. There is open space for community gatherings and events, shaded by amur maackia trees. A path through a mounded area planted with large evergreens and understory leads to the South garden, site of the annual community Christmas tree. There is a large metal sculpture of the word LOVE by local blacksmith Stokes of England, a promotion for tourism in the state.

Persons associated with the garden include: Orange County Bicentennial Commission (former owner, 1974- ); Taylor Spotswood Memorial Foundation, Inc. (former owner, 1984- ); Town of Orange (owner, 1997- ); The Resources Group (preliminary park design concept, 1974); Ben Johnson and Robert Fraser, (landscape architects of schematic park design, 1978); John F. James (landscape architect for proposed repaving plan, 2013).
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials 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. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Gardens -- Virginia -- Orange  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File VA492
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Virginia
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6b141aba0-2032-4b0a-a5ad-b70ed78066a5
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref32882

[Eleutherian Mills]: the 1890s workers garden on Blacksmith Hill.

Provenance:
Hagley Museum and Library  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (black-and-white, 35 mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Eleutherian Mills (Wilmington, Delaware)
United States of America -- Delaware -- New Castle County -- Wilmington
Date:
1985 Jun.
General:
Image is from Hagley Museum and Library (item 85.201.12.42). The 1890's workers garden on Blacksmith Hill. No reproduction without permission.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials 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. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Summer  Search this
Vegetable gardening  Search this
Houses  Search this
Gardens -- Delaware -- Wilmington  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item DE004009
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Delaware / DE004: Wilmington -- Eleutherian Mills
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb627e2946e-5f68-4417-8cbc-de9098c68dbe
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref6254

New Trier -- Roseann S. and Robert H. Drucker Residence

Landscape architect:
Douglas Hoerr Landscape Architecture, Inc.  Search this
Kettelkamp & Kettelkamp  Search this
Gardener:
Rocco Fiore & Sons, Inc.  Search this
Hardscape contractors:
Masonry by Fernando, Inc.  Search this
Blacksmith:
Pimlico Forge  Search this
Lighting designer:
Lightscape  Search this
Contractor:
Lightscape  Search this
Provenance:
Garden Guild of Winnetka  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Roseann S. and Robert H. Drucker Residence (Wilmette, Illinois)
United States of America -- Illinois -- Cook County -- New Trier -- Wilmette
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets, site plans for both the old and new gardens, and additional information about the garden. Included in the folder is a copy of the August 2008 cover of "Fine Gardening" which features the Drucker Garden.
General:
The Drucker Garden lies on a one-third acre site and re-creates a typical peaceful English walled garden. It resulted from a total redesign of the property's old garden, including removal of all trees and shrubs except a Copper Beech and a 200-year-old Burr Oak. The new garden design features several "rooms" joined with a bluestone and old brick hardscape, limestone walks, an allée, a sunny border, a woodland shade garden, a formal garden surrounding a lily pond and fountain, a drought garden and a traditional English "yard" for potting and composting. Two additional fountains built into the walls in separate areas of the garden provide different atmospheres for enjoyment. Travels to England by the owners have resulted in the acquisition of appropriate antique and contemporary garden ornaments and other items, including ironwork. Because the garden is small, many dwarf and fastigate trees are used. A front woodland garden incorporates rhododendron, Kalmia latifolia, Pieris japonica and Mahonia aquifolium, along with dogwoods, Sciadopitys verticillata, and Acer palmatum. A collection of dwarf conifers of other species fill antique stone troughs. The garden also includes flower beds and a traditional English border with a large variety of shrubs, perennials, annuals, and a beautiful spring bulb collection. The various walls are covered with an assortment of clematis, roses, and spring-blooming wisteria.
Firms associated with the garden include Douglas Hoerr Landscape Architecture, Inc. (landscape architects, 2002-2003); Kettelkamp & Kettelkamp (landscape architects, 2004 to date); Rocco Fiore & Sons, Inc. (gardeners, 2004 to date); Masonry by Fernando, Inc. (hardscape contractors, 2002-2003); Pimlico Forge (blacksmiths, 2003-2005); and Lightscape (lighting designers and contractors, 2003).
Related Materials:
Roseann S. and Robert H. Drucker Residence related holdings consist of 1 folder (16 35 mm. slides (photographs))
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials 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. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Gardens -- Illinois -- Wilmette  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File IL118
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Illinois
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb60ff2adec-f2e9-453e-9268-07c0658b0d96
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref6822

St. Louis -- Laurinski-Johns Garden

Former owner:
Laurinski, Joseph J.  Search this
Johns, Dennis H.  Search this
Provenance:
Ladue Garden Club  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Laurinski-Johns Garden (St. Louis, Missouri)
United States of America -- Missouri -- St. Louis
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes a worksheet, a garden plan, and a photocopy of a newspaper magazine section cover depicting the garden.
General:
This garden existed from 1991 to 2000, when its owners moved to a new location. A small, charming, l-shaped city garden of 3,000 square feet, it was divided into three "rooms" by hedges, house walls, and gates. It was completely filled with a wealth of plant material, antique pots and urns, architectural fragments, and three fountains. The plantings were "city hardy," and featured magnolia, azalea, ivy, hosta, hydrangea, dogwood, hornbeam, yew, and boxwood. The house, in the "Old Soulard" district, was built in 1870, and the carriage house, formerly a blacksmith's shop, in 1840.
Persons associated with the garden include: Joseph J. Laurinski (former owner, 1991-2000) and Dennis H. Johns (former owner, 1991-2000).
Related Materials:
Laurinski-Johns Garden related holdings consist of 1 folder (17 35 mm. slides)
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials 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. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Gardens -- Missouri -- St. Louis  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File MO072
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Missouri
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb64feb8f61-2e9d-418d-a3ca-a42f1a550ffc
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref8902

Marc Maiorana on Albert Paley and Wayne Higby—Connections: Renwick Gallery

Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2016-06-29T19:06:07.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
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Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
YouTube Channel:
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[The Wave Garden]: The fence along the lowest edge of the garden repeats the wave motif. The artistry of blacksmith Robert Sharpe is evident throughout the garden.

Photographer:
Hom, Sharon  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Digital image (JPEG.)
Type:
Archival materials
Digital images
Place:
The Wave Garden (Richmond, California).
United States of America -- California -- Contra Costa -- Richmond
Date:
2016 May.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials 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. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Gardens -- California -- Richmond  Search this
Garden walks  Search this
Metal-work  Search this
Hand-railing  Search this
Sculpture gardens  Search this
Stairs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Digital images
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item CA612017
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / California / CA612: Richmond -- The Wave Garden
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb693246aa6-4c3e-4792-9475-0f0884469c75
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref25581

James Renwick Alliance Distinguished Artist Talk with Marc Maiorana

Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2013-03-14T12:25:03.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
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americanartmuseum
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
YouTube Channel:
americanartmuseum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_jUy0-c4jBL8

Village Blacksmith illustrated advertising cover

Medium:
paper; ink
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 3 5/8 x 6 7/16 in. (9.21 x 16.35 cm)
Type:
Covers & Associated Letters
Place:
United States of America
Date:
August 18, 1922
Topic:
The Roaring Twenties (1920-1929)  Search this
Object number:
2014.2007.1
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm85c414913-eff5-4e28-b1ca-8a8364a1597c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2014.2007.1

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