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Burrowsville -- Brandon

Former owner:
Harrison, Nathaniel  Search this
Daniel, Robert Williams  Search this
Architect:
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826  Search this
Landscape architect:
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Virginia -- Burrowsville
Brandon (Burrowsville, Virginia)
United States of America -- Virginia -- Prince George County -- Burrowsville
Scope and Contents:
Folders include worksheets, brochures, and copies of articles.
General:
The Brandon tract was patented by James Martin, a son of Sir Richard Martin, of England, who in 1616 was granted ten shares of land by the Virginia Company. The tract was named after the town of Brandon in Suffolk, England. In 1909, the landscape consisted of informal flower beds and tall trees--many of which were previously imported from the West Indies. A box hedge was at a height of four feet near the house on the north side. Box also bordered the garden walks, interlined with chains of cowslips and daffodils. Broad, grassy walks were located between lilac and althea hedges. By 1934, the gardens showed some rectangular and square divisions with paths bordered by old box. In the 1960s, Brandon Farm consisted of 4,500 acres, of which 1,500 was under cultivation. Twelve families lived on the property during this time, with 15 men employed.
Persons associated with the property include: John Martin (owner of land grant, 1616); John Sadler, Richard Quiney, and William Barber (former owners, 1637); Benjamin Harrison, II. (former owner, 1712); Nathaniel Harrison (former owner, 1720); Robert Williams Daniel (former owner, 1926);Thomas Jefferson (designer of additions and center for house, ca. 1765); and Arthur Shurcliff (landscape architect).
Related Materials:
Brandon related holdings consist of 2 folders (38 35 mm. slides)
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 -- Burrowsville  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File VA010
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/kb66011fbf9-e9e2-4785-ae06-280fa80d71ab
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref18797

Charles City -- Shirley Plantation

Former owner:
Hill, Edward  Search this
Carter, John & Elizabeth  Search this
Landscape architect?:
Shurcliff, Arthur A. (Arthur Asahel), 1870-1957  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Shirley Plantation (Charles City, Virginia)
United States of America -- Virginia -- Charles City County -- Charles City
Scope and Contents:
Folders include worksheets, brochures, chronology, genealogy, tour script (1996), and copies of articles.
General:
Shirley Plantation was first granted to Sir Thomas West in 1613 and then re-granted to Captain Edward Hill in 1656. In 1723, Elizabeth Hill, who inherited the property, married John Carter. The garden itself reflects several periods. Shirley was used as a reference for colonial Revival gardens that Americans copied. The garden on the south side of the house was said to have been designed by Mary Carter in the early 1800s. Shirley was and is noted for its formal boxwood garden. The gardens, which were under restoration in 1998, are open to the public.
Persons associated with the property include: Sir Thomas West (land grant, 1613); Captain Edward Hill (land grant, 1656); Elizabeth Hill Carter (former owner, 1723); and Arthur A. Shurcliff (landscape architect?).
Related Materials:
Shirley Plantation related holdings consist of 3 folders (40 35 mm. slides, 8 photoprints, and 13 glass lantern slides)
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 -- Charles City  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File VA012
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/kb6395abd6a-3ce3-4340-a0b1-a3d69fc4f644
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref18802

Richmond -- Tuckahoe

Landscape architect:
Shurcliff, Arthur A. (Arthur Asahel), 1870-1957  Search this
Gillette, Charles F.  Search this
Spell, William  Search this
Former owner:
Randolph, Thomas  Search this
Wights family  Search this
Allen family  Search this
Coolidge family  Search this
Consultant:
Steele, Fletcher, 1946-1949  Search this
Architect:
Lee, Duncan  Search this
Provenance:
Tuckahoe Garden Club of Westhampton  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Tuckahoe (Richmond, Virginia)
United States of America -- Virginia -- Richmond County -- Richmond
Scope and Contents:
Materials relating to the private garden located in Richmond, Virginia. The folder includes a slide list, excerpts from publications describing the property, with a description and worksheet done by Susan C. Thompson. The garden is noted for being one of the best examples of the Colonial plantation left in America.
General:
"Outstanding plantation street layout, simple vegetable garden spaces- rectilinear, modern herb/kitchen garden on plantation street, recent emphasis on plant diversity and native plants."
Persons associated with the property include: Thomas Randolph and descendants (former owners, 1712- 1820); the Wights family (former owners, 1820-1850); the Allen family (former owners, 1850-1898); the Coolidge family (former owners, 1898-1935); Edith Tunis Sale (author); Arthur Shurcliff (landscape architect); Fletcher Steele (consultant, 1941); Duncan Lee (architect, 1935); Charles F. Gillette (landscape architect, 1949); and William Spell (landscape architect, herb garden).
Tuckahoe was the boyhood home of Thomas Jefferson for seven years.
Related Materials:
Tuckahoe related holdings consist of 1 folder (34 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 -- Virginia -- Richmond  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File VA032
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/kb6617904d8-2635-490b-a5b1-489dea1bc13c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref18878

Richmond -- Robin Hill

Former owner:
Patterson, Malvern Courtney  Search this
Patterson, Malvern Courtney Mrs.  Search this
Willingham, William A.  Search this
Willingham, William A., Mrs.  Search this
Harrison, Robert  Search this
Harrison, Robert Mrs.  Search this
Rawles, James W.  Search this
Rawles, James W. Mrs.  Search this
Provenance:
James River Garden Club  Search this
Garden restoration:
Garden Graces  Search this
Terraforma  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Robin Hill (Richmond, Virginia)
United States of America -- Virginia -- Henrico -- Richmond
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets and other historical information.
General:
The brick walled formal garden rooms within the 4.5 acre property Robin Hill pay homage to the gardens created on this site by earlier owners - but not until the current owners undertook significant recovery and restoration. In 1915 there was a one hundred acre farm known as Hillcrest with a Tudor style mansion overlooking the James River and historic Kanawha Canal. The pleasure gardens were laid out on crossing axes with brick paths and statuary placed in niches, in the style of the country place movement of the early 20th century. Much of the land was sold to developers as the city of Richmond grew, and the property was reduced to seven acres. During a subsequent owners' forty year tenure the façade of the house was transformed to look like a farmhouse, using brick and white stucco. Brick walls, paths and edging were added as well as truckloads of enormous trees and new garden beds and borders, and another 2.5 acres were sold. But despite prodigious planting the gardens were not tended and many mature trees and shrubs were choked out by English ivy and other vines. It was left to the current owners to dig out the overgrowth, rediscovering the hardscape structure and features of the garden rooms, and to restore crumbling brick walls and arches. New plantings replaced old yews, hollies, camellias, magnolias and other trees and shrubs as necessary, and perennial and annual flowers, particularly white flowers, were added.
The garden rooms at Robin Hill lie to the south of the house and terrace with distinct lawns enclosed by mixed evergreen and deciduous borders and a hedge of mature camellia sasanqua. Alongside the largest upper lawn but separated from the lawn by a brick wall there are ten rectangular beds planted with perennial and annual flowers that spill over the irregular bluestone or basket weave brick walkways. A concrete birdbath sits in the center of these garden beds on the axis that crosses the upper central lawn and leads to a pavilion, approached via a brick walkway between hedges of hydrangea and camellia. To one side of this cross axis there is an American holly grove while on the other side there is a woodland and small pond. At the far end of the lower central lawn on the main axis there is a wall fountain and pool with a gazebo set to one side. The axial design and plant materials used in the gardens of Hillcrest and Robin Hill suggest that landscape architects Warren Manning and Charles Gillette may have worked on this property but no conclusive records have been found.
The James River Garden Club was established in 1915 during meetings at Hillcrest, and owner Juanita Massie Patterson served as its first president. The club dedicated their 1923 book Historic Gardens of Virginia to Mrs. Patterson.
Digital images include copies of lithographs from a 1940s book owned by Mrs. William A. Willingham.
Persons associated with the garden include: Mr. and Mrs. Malvern Courtney Patterson (former owners, 1905-circa 1930); Mr. and Mrs. William A. Willingham (former owners, circa 1930-1947); Mr. and Mrs. Robert Harrison (former owners, 1947-1989); Mr. and Mrs. James W. Rawles (former owners, 1989-1991); Garden Graces (garden restoration, 2011-2012); Terraforma (garden restoration, 2011-2012).
Related Materials:
Robin Hill related holdings consist of 1 folder (35 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 -- Virginia -- Richmond  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File VA450
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/kb6d5bd6e3d-2c51-45b2-afd0-c75f9c63ad14
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref18900

Mason Neck -- Gunston Hall

Former owner:
Hertle, Louis  Search this
Mason, George, 1725-1792  Search this
Architect:
Buckland, William, 1734-1774  Search this
Restoration architect:
Kimball, Fiske, 1888-1955  Search this
Landscape architect:
Hopkins, Alden  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Gunston Hall (Mason Neck, Virginia)
United States of America -- Virginia -- Fairfax County -- Mason Neck
Scope and Contents:
Folders include worksheets, brochures, and copies of articles.

Five 35 mm. slides have not been catalogued. They include copies of images from Better Homes and Gardens America's Gardens (p. 22); brochure aerial view; and Historic Virginia Gardens (pp. 110-111, 300, and 301).
General:
George Mason built Gunston Hall between 1753 and 1755. The house and gardens remained in the Mason family until the 1860s. After the Civil War ended, owners worked to restore the house and gardens which were destroyed by troops. Louis Hertle added a perola, rose garden with hybrid tea roses, and a reflecting pool. By 1934, nothing remained of the eighteenth-century garden except for the box hedge. When the Garden Club of Virginia took over the garden restoration, the pools, fountains, figures, summer house, roses, and flowering cherry trees were removed. Four parterres along the boxwood walk were planted in dwarf box. Also, two Chinese Chippendale gazebos were built on the outer corners of the lower terrace. The gardens and museum are open to the public.
Persons associated with the property include: George Mason (former owner, 1755-1792); General Robert Gibson Smith or Colonel Edward Daniels (former owner, ca. 1870); Jospeh Specht (former owner); Paul Kester (former owner, 1907-1913); Louis Hertle (former owner, 1913-1949); Commonwealth of Virginia (owner); William Buckland (architect, ca. 1753); National Society of Colonial Dames (caretakers, 1932-present); Alden Hopkins (landscape designer, ca. 1950); Glenn Brown (architect for restorations of house and grounds, ca. 1912); Garden Club of Virginia (garden designers); William and Harvey Nursery (transplanting box, 1952); and Thurman Bushrod (gardener).
Related Materials:
Gunston Hall related holdings consist of 1 folder (12 glass lantern slides and 10 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 -- Virginia -- Mason Neck  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File VA003
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/kb625fcaa7c-d5fb-4bbf-8e44-affd075ae63a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref18938

Montpelier

Creator:
Madison, James  Search this
Du Pont, William, 1896-1965  Search this
Du Pont, Anne R.  Search this
Scott, Marion duPont, 1894-1983  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (black-and-white.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
United States of America -- Virginia -- Orange County -- Montpelier Station
Date:
1930
General:
Sale, Edith Tunis. Historical Gardens of Virginia. Richmond: William Byrd Press Inc. in association with the James River Garden Club, 1923.
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:
Hedges  Search this
Topiary work  Search this
Urns  Search this
Lawns  Search this
Gardens -- Virginia -- Montpelier Station  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item VA006019
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Virginia / VA006: Montpelier Station -- Montpelier
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb65f80ba5b-2613-454c-b4c4-acc0096d1a66
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref19493

[Ballyshannon]

Creator:
Scott, George Cole, M/Ms  Search this
James River Garden Club  Search this
Albemarle Garden Club  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:
Virginia -- Richmond
Ballyshannon (Richmond, Virginia)
United States of America -- Virginia -- Richmond County -- Richmond
Date:
[between 1914 and 1949?]
General:
Historic plate number: "129."
Historic plate caption: "Summer house Ballyshannon; Mrs. George Cole Scott."
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
Irises (Plants)  Search this
Arbors  Search this
Lavabos (Architecture)  Search this
Vines  Search this
Relief  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Gardens -- Virginia -- Richmond  Search this
Genre/Form:
Lantern slides
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item VA031001
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Virginia / VA031: Richmond -- Ballyshannon
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb64f2a8abb-b85f-4ba5-a76f-a31882f2b4b0
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref19611

[Ballyshannon]

Creator:
Scott, George Cole, M/Ms  Search this
James River Garden Club  Search this
Albemarle Garden Club  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:
Virginia -- Richmond
Ballyshannon (Richmond, Virginia)
United States of America -- Virginia -- Richmond County -- Richmond
Date:
[between 1914 and 1949?]
General:
No 35 mm slide.
Historic plate caption: "Ballyshannon, East end of terrace; Mrs. George Cole Scott."
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
Irises (Plants)  Search this
Walkways, brick  Search this
Containers  Search this
Jars -- ornamental  Search this
Ivy  Search this
Yucca  Search this
Benches  Search this
Gardens -- Virginia -- Richmond  Search this
Genre/Form:
Lantern slides
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item VA031002
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Virginia / VA031: Richmond -- Ballyshannon
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6f2d78b9c-3ea5-4463-b08e-2e11b31cf113
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref19612

Title page for the James River Garden Club

Creator:
James River Garden Club  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:
Virginia
United States of America -- Virginia
Date:
[between 1914 and 1949?]
General:
Title page for the James River Garden Club.
Historic plate caption: "Frontspiece 1923."
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.
Genre/Form:
Lantern slides
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item VA093016
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Virginia / VA093: Unidentified -- Unidentified
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb665e71c64-1c03-4d1c-ac20-0a7e38cc9c4b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref20025

Charles City County -- Upper Weyanoke

Provenance:
Tuckahoe Garden Club of Westhampton  Search this
Former owner:
Minge family  Search this
Orgain, Martha A.  Search this
Douthat, Fielding Louis  Search this
Douthat, Mary Willis Marshall  Search this
Garnett, Alexander Yelverton Peyton  Search this
Bahnsen, Henry Lawrence  Search this
Moon, Louise  Search this
Moon, John  Search this
Gray, Sarah Moon  Search this
Owner:
Gray, Lawrence Lewis  Search this
Gardener:
Edwards, Norman  Search this
Edwards, Wesley  Search this
Landscape architect:
Callaway, Chip  Search this
Landscape designer:
Wharton, Abbie  Search this
Thompson, Sue  Search this
Tosh, Terry  Search this
Arborist:
Girardi, Peter  Search this
Landscaping:
Carter, Ike  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
39 Digital images (color, JPEG file.)
1 Slides (photographs) (color, slide., 35 mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Digital images
Slides (photographs)
Place:
United States of America -- Virginia -- Charles City County -- Charles City
Upper Weyanoke (Charles City, Virginia)
Scope and Contents:
2 folders, 39 digital images (2019), and 1 35mm slide (reproduction of a 1931 plan).
Varying Form:
Weyanoke
General:
That the 360-foot long garden path was cultivated in the mid-19th century when the two-story Greek Revival brick house was built is undisputed. Less certain is whether there was an earlier version of the garden in colonial times when Upper Weyanoke was settled as a James River plantation. Transport to this location during the colonial period would have been via the river and the owners would have provided a gracious entry. Moreover, there are trees along the garden path that predate 1850, even a live oak not usually grown in this climate. Axial lines and symmetry were features of colonial gardens, and the walk leads directly from the living quarters to the river. The 19th century Colonial Revival garden path may well have been on the site of the original 17th and garden path overlooking terraces. There was a 17th century brick garrison built on the property to defend against native attacks; the second existing house, a 1-1/2 story brick cottage with later additions cited in official documents, was originally built in the first quarter of the 19th century.

Since 2010 the current owners have devoted eight years to restoring and replanting the garden path, a linear grass walkway bordered on each side by southern and saucer magnolia, fig, boxwood, crape myrtle, camellia, vitex, spirea and huge sweet olive that have grown beyond their usual dimensions. After clearing dead vegetation and weeds from the borders they planted 1500 heirloom narcissus, dug a new well and installed a sprinkler system. In 2011 Hurricane Irene toppled 30 trees in this garden and stalled the restoration. With more sunshine reaching the borders previously hidden perennials started blooming again, including peonies, iris, red spider lilies and narcissus. Hundreds of bulbs, shrubs and trees were added to the garden path, especially native varieties favored by pollinators. Weather conditions include strong winds off the James River so non-symmetrical drifts of certain plants have been more successful than trying to sustain matching borders.

The 53-acre property has been inhabited nearly continuously since the 1600's and the word Weyanoke translates to Land of Sassafras in the native language. The sassafras growing at the river end of the garden path is more than 60 feet tall, now at cliff's end due to erosion. The plantation was commandeered by Union troops under Generals Grant and Sheridan during the Civil War; ornamental gardens including terraces would have been trampled. Also, author Mary Johnston used Upper Weyanoke as the setting for To Have and To Hold written in 1900. The property was listed in the Virginia Landmarks Register and the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.

Persons associated with the garden include: the Minge family (former owners, mid-1700's-1840's); Martha A. Orgain (former owner, c. 1842-1854); Fielding Lewis Douthat and Mary Willis Marshall Douthat and family (former owners, 1854-1930's); Dr. and Mrs. Alexander Yelverton Peyton Garnett (former owners, 1930's-1942); Mr. and Mrs. Henry Lawrence Bahnsen (former owners, 1942-1974); Mrs. Louise Moon (former owner, 1974-1997); Mr. and Mrs. John Moon and Sarah Moon Gray (former owners, 1997-2010); Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Lewis Gray (owners, 2010- ); Norman Edwards and Wesley Edwards (gardeners, 2010- ); Chip Callaway (landscape architect, 2010-2014); Abbie Wharton, Sue Thompson and Terry Tosh (landscape designers, 2011- ); Peter Girardi (arborist, 2010- ); Ike Carter (landscaping, 2010- ).
Additional images of Garden Path before and during restoration and after Hurricane Irene (2011); historic images from the Arthur A. and Sidney Shurcliff collections.
Related Materials:
See the Archives of American Gardens' Eleanor Weller Reade Collection and the Hollerith Family Slide Collection for additional images. Measured drawing (1931) by Arthur Shurcliff located at the Colonial Wiliamsburg Foundation Library.

Related materials found at the Francis Loeb Library, Harvard Graduate School of Design, Cambridge, Massachusetts; Special Collections, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, Virginia state.
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Topic:
Gardens -- Virginia -- Charles City  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File VA234
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ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref32528

Virginia: James River Garden Club Lecture Script, List and Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
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Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Glass Lantern Slide and Lecture Scripts
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Archives of American Gardens
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6739af044-8c0a-4773-b149-d42678a5f575
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref32868

Richmond -- Garden of Peggy & Henry Valentine, The

Provenance:
James River Garden Club  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
United States of America -- Virginia -- Richmond -- Richmond
The Garden of Peggy & Henry Valentine (Richmond, Virginia)
Scope and Contents:
13 digital images.
General:
Situated on approximately two-thirds of an acre, in Richmond, Virginia's, West End, the site epitomizes a charming town garden designed for year-round enjoyment. Having evolved substantially over more than sixty years, the owner has paid minute to the creation of specific garden "rooms" with special attention to plantings that would thrive and resist predators such as deer, voles and rabbits, but remain a pleasing space. Plantings reflect the seasons with special attention paid to texture and color.
Persons associated with the garden design include: Irene Grigg (gardener, 1970s-1980s), Karl Campe (horticulturist, 1964-1988), Gail Comer (gardener, 1990- ), Mark Cohee (rosarian, 1990-2020), Joel Koci (arborist, 1970- ).
Provenance:
The James River Garden Club faciliated this garden documentation in 2021.
Collection Restrictions:
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Topic:
Gardens -- Virginia -- Richmond  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File VA545
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ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref33267

[Villa Lante]: the Fontana dei Mori (the Fountain of the Moors), with the male figures holding up the "Monte" emblem of the Montalto family.

Lantern slide maker:
Fratelli Alinari  Search this
Provenance:
James River Garden Club  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Lantern slide (col., 3.25 x 4 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Lantern slides
Place:
Villa Lante (Bagnaia, Italy)
Italy -- Lazio -- Province of Viterbo -- Bagnaia
Date:
[between 1900 and 1930]
General:
The lantern slide appears to have been produced by the Fratelli Alinari company of Florence, Italy.
Mount reads: "Fratelli Alinari (I. D. E. A.); Italia - 8 Via Nazionale 8 - Firenze. (7); Serie Artistica."
Historic plate number: "7100."
Historic plate caption: "[manuscript text on label:] Bagnaia; Villa Lante. [printed text in image:] (Ed.ne Alinari) P.c I.a N.o 7100. Bagnaia - Presso Viterbo. Una parte della gran Vasca nel giardino della Villa."
Collection Restrictions:
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Topic:
Fountains  Search this
Urns  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Walls, stone  Search this
Balustrades  Search this
Water jets  Search this
Gates  Search this
Men  Search this
Treillage  Search this
Eagles -- Design elements  Search this
Gardens -- Italy -- Bagnaia  Search this
Genre/Form:
Lantern slides
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item IT020001
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The Garden Club of America collection / Series 2: International Garden Images / Italy / IT020: Bagnaia -- Villa Lante
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Archives of American Gardens
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb69493f6ca-2a0d-428a-92aa-34212c6f4b6c
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ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref4264

[Villa Lante]: the garden, with the village of Bagnaia beyond.

Lantern slide maker:
Fratelli Alinari  Search this
Provenance:
James River Garden Club  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Lantern slide (col., 3.25 x 4 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Lantern slides
Place:
Villa Lante (Bagnaia, Italy)
Italy -- Lazio -- Province of Viterbo -- Bagnaia
Date:
[between 1900 and 1930]
General:
The lantern slide appears to have been produced by the Fratelli Alinari company of Florence, Italy.
Mount reads: "Fratelli Alinari (I. D. E. A.); Italia - 8 Via Nazionale 8 - Firenze. (7); Serie Artistica."
Historic plate number: "7099."
Historic plate caption: "[manuscript text on label:] Bagnaia; Villa Lante. [printed text in image:] (Ed.ne Alinari) P.c I.a N.o 7099. Bagnaia - Presso Viterbo. La gran Vasca nel giardino della Villa e Panorama del Paese."
Collection Restrictions:
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Collection Rights:
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Topic:
Fountains  Search this
Urns  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Walls, stone  Search this
Water jets  Search this
Gates  Search this
Treillage  Search this
Parterres  Search this
Balustrades  Search this
Hedges  Search this
Stairs  Search this
Men  Search this
Eagles -- Design elements  Search this
Gardens -- Italy -- Bagnaia  Search this
Genre/Form:
Lantern slides
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item IT020002
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 2: International Garden Images / Italy / IT020: Bagnaia -- Villa Lante
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Archives of American Gardens
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6fd3932bf-123a-4768-b90e-b8dfcca82ab0
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ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref4265

[Villa Lante]: villa buildings and the parterre garden.

Lantern slide maker:
Fratelli Alinari  Search this
Provenance:
James River Garden Club  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Lantern slide (col., 3.25 x 4 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Lantern slides
Place:
Villa Lante (Bagnaia, Italy)
Italy -- Lazio -- Province of Viterbo -- Bagnaia
Date:
[between 1900 and 1930]
General:
The lantern slide appears to have been produced by the Fratelli Alinari company of Florence, Italy.
Mount reads: "Fratelli Alinari (I. D. E. A.); Italia - 8 Via Nazionale 8 - Firenze. (7); Serie Artistica."
Historic plate number: "7098."
Historic plate caption: "[manuscript text on label:] Bagnaia; Villa Lante. [printed text in image:] (Ed.ne Alinari) P.e I.a N.o 7098. Bagnaia - Presso Viterbo. La Villa e giardini."
Collection Restrictions:
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Collection Rights:
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Topic:
Parterres  Search this
Villas  Search this
Fountains  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Urns  Search this
Balustrades  Search this
Topiary work  Search this
Walkways  Search this
Hedges  Search this
Men  Search this
Gardens -- Italy -- Bagnaia  Search this
Genre/Form:
Lantern slides
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item IT020003
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 2: International Garden Images / Italy / IT020: Bagnaia -- Villa Lante
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Archives of American Gardens
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb632b7816d-771a-4fee-9c35-6a5d9b7bcff3
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ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref4266

Giardino Di Boboli

Creator:
Cosimo I Archduke  Search this
Pitti, Luca  Search this
Architect:
Buontalenti, Bernardo T.  Search this
Tribolo,  Search this
Pericoli, Nicolo  Search this
Provenance:
James River Garden Club  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Photograph (lantern slide, hand-colored)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Lantern slides
Place:
Italy -- Florence
Italy -- Tuscany Region -- Florence
Date:
[between 1914 and 1949?]
General:
Tribolo is the pseudonym for Nicolo Pericoli. These gardens model for Renaissance gardens of 16th century and French gardens of 18th century. Grey granite bath from Baths of Caracella in Rome. Obelisk said to date from 1,300 years B. C.
Mount reads: "Fratelli Alinari (I. D. E. A.); Italia - 8 Via Nazionale 8 - Firenze. (7); Serie Artistica."
Historic plate number: "2954."
Historic plate caption: "[manuscript text on label:] Firenze; R. Giardino di Boboli. [printed text in image:] (Ed.?? Alinari) P.? I.? N.? 2954. Firenze - R. Giardino di Boboli. LAnfiteatro. (Tribolo e Buontalenti.)."
Collection Restrictions:
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Collection Rights:
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Topic:
Amphitheaters  Search this
Balustrades  Search this
Urns  Search this
Obelisks  Search this
Bathtubs  Search this
Walkways  Search this
Hedges  Search this
Palaces  Search this
People  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Genre/Form:
Lantern slides
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item IT025001
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The Garden Club of America collection / Series 2: International Garden Images / Italy / IT025: Florence -- Giardino Di Boboli
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Archives of American Gardens
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ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref4270

Giardino Di Boboli

Creator:
Cosimo I Archduke  Search this
Pitti, Luca  Search this
Architect:
Buontalenti, Bernardo T.  Search this
Tribolo,  Search this
Pericoli, Nicolo  Search this
Provenance:
James River Garden Club  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Photograph (lantern slide, hand-colored)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Lantern slides
Place:
Italy -- Florence
Italy -- Tuscany Region -- Florence
Date:
[between 1914 and 1949?]
General:
Tribolo is the pseudonym for Nicolo Pericoli. These gardens model for Renaissance gardens of 16th century and French gardens of 18th century.
Mount reads: "Fratelli Alinari (I. D. E. A.); Italia - 8 Via Nazionale 8 - Firenze. (7); Serie Artistica."
Historic plate number: "2960."
Historic plate caption: "[manuscript text on label:] Firenze; R. Giardino di Boboli. [printed text in image:] (Ed.?? Alinari) P.? I.? N.? 2960. Firenze - R. Giardino di Boboli. Il gran viale dei cipressi."
Collection Restrictions:
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Collection Rights:
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Topic:
Allées  Search this
Cypress  Search this
Walkways, gravel  Search this
Fountains  Search this
Vista  Search this
Hedges  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Genre/Form:
Lantern slides
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item IT025002
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The Garden Club of America collection / Series 2: International Garden Images / Italy / IT025: Florence -- Giardino Di Boboli
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Archives of American Gardens
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6769594de-aae8-4723-97d3-ae74cb60df5d
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ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref4271

Giardino Di Boboli

Creator:
Cosimo I Archduke  Search this
Pitti, Luca  Search this
Architect:
Buontalenti, Bernardo T.  Search this
Tribolo,  Search this
Pericoli, Nicolo  Search this
Provenance:
James River Garden Club  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Photograph (lantern slide, hand-colored)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Lantern slides
Place:
Italy -- Florence
Italy -- Tuscany Region -- Florence
Date:
[between 1914 and 1949?]
General:
Tribolo is the pseudonym for Nicolo Pericoli. These gardens model for Renaissance gardens of 16th century and French gardens of 18th century.
Mount reads: "Fratelli Alinari (I. D. E. A.); Italia - 8 Via Nazionale 8 - Firenze. (7); Serie Artistica."
Historic plate number: "2962."
Historic plate caption: "[manuscript text on label:] Firenze; R. Giardino di Boboli. [printed text in image:] (Ed.?? Alinari) P.? I.? N.? 2962. Firenze - R. Giardino di Boboli. Ingresso al viale coperto."
Collection Restrictions:
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Collection Rights:
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Topic:
Pleaching  Search this
Hollies  Search this
Tunnels  Search this
Walkways, gravel  Search this
People  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Genre/Form:
Lantern slides
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item IT025003
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 2: International Garden Images / Italy / IT025: Florence -- Giardino Di Boboli
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb61cac8f98-8fa0-418d-ab29-0566be04a5cb
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ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref4272

Giardino Di Boboli

Creator:
Cosimo I Archduke  Search this
Pitti, Luca  Search this
Architect:
Buontalenti, Bernardo T.  Search this
Tribolo,  Search this
Pericoli, Nicolo  Search this
Provenance:
James River Garden Club  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Photograph (lantern slide, hand-colored)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Lantern slides
Place:
Italy -- Florence
Italy -- Tuscany Region -- Florence
Date:
[between 1914 and 1949?]
General:
Tribolo is the pseudonym for Nicolo Pericoli. These gardens model for Renaissance gardens of 16th century and French gardens of 18th century. Parigi designed Isoletta. Parigi and Bologna designed 4 groups of marble sculptures on rim of the lake. Sculptures on pillars Capricorn, Cosimo I's Zodiak sign. Fountain on island Bologna's Ocean Fountain - symbolizes 3 rivers - Nile, Ganges and Euphrates and represents youth, maturity and old age.
Mount reads: "Fratelli Alinari (I. D. E. A.); Italia - 8 Via Nazionale 8 - Firenze. (7); Serie Artistica."
Historic plate number: "2966."
Historic plate caption: "[manuscript text on label:] Firenze; R. Giardino di Boboli. [printed text in image:] (Ed.?? Alinari) P.? I.? N.? 2966. Firenze - R. Giardino di Boboli. La gran vasca detta dell Isolotto. (Alfredo Parigi.)."
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:
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Topic:
Water gardens  Search this
Giardini segreti  Search this
Ponds  Search this
Artificial islands  Search this
Fountains  Search this
Balustrades  Search this
Fences -- wrought iron  Search this
Columns  Search this
Gates -- Iron  Search this
Bridges -- stone  Search this
Terra-cotta  Search this
Hedges  Search this
Box  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Genre/Form:
Lantern slides
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item IT025004
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 2: International Garden Images / Italy / IT025: Florence -- Giardino Di Boboli
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6f8937ada-2ca7-4fd7-9fb6-df1d2ac07616
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref4273

Villa Aldobrandini

Creator:
Aldobrandini, Pietro Cardinal  Search this
Aldobrandini Prince  Search this
James River Garden Club  Search this
Architect:
Della Porta, Giacomo, 1532-1602  Search this
Sculptor:
Buti, Jacque  Search this
Sarazin, Jacque  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Photograph (lantern slide, hand-colored)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Lantern slides
Place:
Italy -- Frascati
Italy -- Lazio Region -- Frascati
Date:
[between 1914 and 1949?]
General:
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.)."
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:
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
Genre/Form:
Lantern slides
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item IT021001
See more items in:
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
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb610386bc2-4831-43e2-983e-cbe4cb33210d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref4275

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