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The Singing and the Silence online interview with Laurel Roth Hope (short version)

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Smithsonian American Art Museum  Search this
Type:
Interviews
YouTube Videos
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2015-01-16T14:10:48.000Z
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Education  Search this
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Art, American  Search this
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Meet the Artist: Duane Flatmo on "Tin Pan Dragon" for “No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man”

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YouTube Videos
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2018-03-28T13:26:42.000Z
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Katharine Lane Weems papers

Creator:
Weems, Katharine Lane, 1899-  Search this
Names:
Brookgreen Gardens  Search this
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.) -- Photographs  Search this
Cornell, Katharine, 1893-1974  Search this
Cresson, Margaret French, 1889-1973  Search this
Gildersleeve, Basil L. (Basil Lanneau), 1831-1924  Search this
Grafly, Charles, 1862-1929  Search this
Hancock, Walker Kirtland, 1901-1998  Search this
Huntington, Anna Hyatt, 1876-1973  Search this
Kroll, Leon, 1884-1974  Search this
Lane, Gardiner M., 1859-1914  Search this
Lane, Katharine Ward, 1862-1893  Search this
Manship, Paul, 1885-1966  Search this
Marans, Moissaye, 1902-1977  Search this
Monjo, Enric, 1895-1976  Search this
Putnam, Brenda, 1890-1975  Search this
Weinman, Adolph A. (Adolph Alexander), 1870-1952  Search this
Wong, Anna May, 1905-1961  Search this
Extent:
14.8 Linear feet
3 Items (rolled docs)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sketchbooks
Video recordings
Place:
Saranac Lake N.Y. -- Photographs
Date:
1865-1989
Scope and Contents:
Biographical material, extensive diaries, correspondence, notes, writings, business records, sketchbooks and drawings, project files, scrapbooks, printed materials, photographs and slides, motion picture film, and videotape relating to Weem's education and career as a sculptor. Also included are ca. 1 foot of papers of Weems' aunt, watercolorist Katharine Ward Lane (1862-1893), including letters, diaries, sketchbooks and photographs.
REEL 724: Biographical sketch, 1974; letters from Frederic Bartlett, George Demetrios, Walker Hancock, Leon Kroll, Lee Lawrie, Moissaye Marans, Adolph Alexander Weinman, and others; four sketchbooks, 1954-1965, containing pencil drawings of animals; a scrapbook of clippings, 1924-1941; and printed material.
UNMICROFILMED: Biographical material includes sketches and documents, and biographical information on Weems grandfather, Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve, and father, Gardiner Lane. Diaries (74 v.), 1906-1983, contain entries relating to art studies and her development as a sculptor; some include clippings and photographs. Correspondence, 1898-1989, includes letters from Gifford Beal, Margaret French Cresson, Charles Grafly, John Gregory, Walker Hancock, Malvina Hoffman, Anna Hyatt-Huntington, Paul Manship, Brenda Putnam, Gurdon Tarbox, and Adolph Weinman, discussing Weems' work and participation in various sculpture organizations. There are four notebooks on art history; recipes for clay and plaster; notes on patinas for bronze; lecture notes; lists of Weems' works and exhibitions; an exhibition guest book, 1931-1957; poems, 1933-1981; invoices and receipts, 1919-1981; copyright records, 1928-1978; and art work, including 15 v. of sketchbooks, 1913-1964, drawings and tracings of animal figures. and a copper printing plate mounted on a wood block.
Fourteen project files contain letters, drawings, photographs, and printed material on: an enlarging machine, the Saltus Medal for Merit, the frieze and Rhinoceros sculpture for the Biological Laboratories at Harvard, 1930-1942, including 7 reels of 16mm motion picture film (with script transferred to VHS), the Lotta Fountain, 1939-1974, Legion of Merit Medal, 1949-1952, War Department project, 1946, Goodwin Medal, 1949-1952, Wallace Goodrich Plaque, 1954, Hospital Teaching Clinic, 1955, Boston Museum of Science, 1964-1965, "Dolphins by the Sea" for the New England Aquarium, 1969-1979, Heredities Limited, 1971-1974, and the Museum School, 1977.
Included are two scrapbooks, one of clippings about the work of other artists and one containing poems, clippings of landscapes, animals, works by others, and autographed photographs of actresses Katharine Cornell and Anna May Wong and sculptor Brenda Putnam. Printed material includes clippings, 1911-1989; exhibition announcements and catalogs, 1922-1981; bulletins, programs, brochures on artists, organizations, Brookgreen Gardens, and supplies; reproductions of art works, and the books, Odds Were Against Me (1985, Weems autobiography, and Enrique Monjo (1955), inscribed by Mongo.
Photographs and slides, 1902-1988, are of Weems, family members, artists Charles Grafly, Walker Hancock, and Anna Hyatt-Huntington, Weems' house "The Chimneys," her studio, gardens, animals, works of art by Weems and others, exhibit installations, and views of New York City, Washington, D.C., Monticello, the University of Virginia, and Brookgreen Gardens. Nine albums, 1920-1980, contain photographs of an art class, Weems in her studio, her home, her friends, scenic views, and works of art. Videos and film include a videotape (5 min., U-matic) of an interview of Weems; a film, "From Clay to Bronze," showing the creation of Weems' sculpture "Dark Warrier" (transferred to VHS); motion picture film of the making of the sculpture "Rhinoceros" (transferred to digital betacam, VHS and DVD), and a home movie of a day at the beach, circa 1935.
The papers' of Weems' aunt, Katharine "Kitty" Ward Lane (d. 1893), include Lane's letters, 1898-1893, to her brother (Weems' father) and to other family members; a travel diary from Germany, 1886; notes; financial records, 1891-1892; 10 sketchbooks; printed material; and photographs, 1865-1893, of Lane, early views of Saranac Lake, and 9 views of the Columbia Exposition, 1893.
Biographical / Historical:
Sculptor; Boston, Mass. Died 1989. Specialized in animal sculpture. Studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston under Charles Grafly, Anna Hyatt-Huntington, George Demetrios, and Brenda Putnam. She married F. Carrington Weems in 1947. Named after her aunt, watercolor painter Katharine Ward Lane, who died in 1893.
Provenance:
Material on reel 724 lent for microfilming by Weems, 1974. The four sketchbooks on reel 724 were subsequently donated in 1989. Unmicrofilmed papers were donated 1975 and 1982 by Weems, and in 1989 by her estate. Eighteen diaries (1961-1965, 1967-1976 [1969 not included], 1978, and 1981-1983) and an apppointment book for 1966 donated by the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College, 1991.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Animal sculptors -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Sculptors -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Watercolorists -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Topic:
Women sculptors -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Animal sculpture -- United States  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Artists' studios -- Photographs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sketchbooks
Video recordings
Identifier:
AAA.weemkath
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-weemkath

Meet the Artist: Laurel Roth Hope

Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum  Search this
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YouTube Videos
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2015-02-18T17:27:50.000Z
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Art, American  Search this
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Animal sculptures and painted house, Soweto (South Africa)

Photographer:
Larrabee, Constance Stuart  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Larrabee, Constance Stuart  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (black and white, 120mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Place:
Soweto (South Africa)
Date:
circa 1936-circa 1988
General:
Strip number: 7450 - 7452; Larrabee's description on negative sleeve: Black Man Soweto; file no. 47503
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
South Africa  Search this
Collection Citation:
Constance Stuart Larrabee Collection, EEPA 1998-006, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1998-006, Item EEPA 1998-067450
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Constance Stuart Larrabee Collection
Constance Stuart Larrabee Collection / Series 1: Photographs / Photographs, circa 1936-circa 1988 / Soweto, South Africa
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1998-006-ref4188

Animal sculptures and painted house, Soweto (South Africa)

Photographer:
Larrabee, Constance Stuart  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Larrabee, Constance Stuart  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (black and white, 120mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Place:
Soweto (South Africa)
Date:
circa 1936-circa 1988
General:
Strip number: 7450 - 7452; Larrabee's description on negative sleeve: Black Man Soweto; file no. 47503
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
South Africa  Search this
Collection Citation:
Constance Stuart Larrabee Collection, EEPA 1998-006, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1998-006, Item EEPA 1998-067451
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Constance Stuart Larrabee Collection / Series 1: Photographs / Photographs, circa 1936-circa 1988 / Soweto, South Africa
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1998-006-ref4189

Animal sculptures and painted house, Soweto (South Africa)

Photographer:
Larrabee, Constance Stuart  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Larrabee, Constance Stuart  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (black and white, 120mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Place:
Soweto (South Africa)
Date:
circa 1936-circa 1988
General:
Strip number: 7450 - 7452; Larrabee's description on negative sleeve: Black Man Soweto; file no. 47503
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
South Africa  Search this
Collection Citation:
Constance Stuart Larrabee Collection, EEPA 1998-006, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1998-006, Item EEPA 1998-067452
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Constance Stuart Larrabee Collection / Series 1: Photographs / Photographs, circa 1936-circa 1988 / Soweto, South Africa
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1998-006-ref4190

Lidded ritual ewer (guang) with taotie, dragons, birds, tigers, elephants, fish, snakes, and humans

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 31.4 x 31.5 x 14.4 cm (12 3/8 x 12 3/8 x 5 11/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Vessel
Origin:
Middle Yangzi Valley, China
Date:
ca. 1100-1050 BCE
Topic:
animal  Search this
Shang dynasty (ca. 1600 - ca. 1050 BCE)  Search this
casting  Search this
wine  Search this
China  Search this
Chinese Art  Search this
taotie  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer
Accession Number:
F1961.33a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3810cf905-f85e-4adb-b160-1e5b94cbffe9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1961.33a-b
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Oral history interview with Reuben Nakian

Interviewee:
Nakian, Reuben, 1897-1986  Search this
Interviewer:
Berman, Avis  Search this
Names:
Brancusi, Constantin, 1876-1957  Search this
Duchamp, Marcel, 1887-1968  Search this
Dudensing, F. Valentine, 1892-1967  Search this
French, Daniel Chester, 1850-1931  Search this
Hague, Raoul, 1905-1993  Search this
Halpert, Edith Gregor, 1900-1970  Search this
Lachaise, Gaston, 1882-1935  Search this
Manship, Paul, 1885-1966  Search this
Neumann, J. B. (Jsrael Ber)  Search this
Zorach, William, 1887-1966  Search this
Extent:
105 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1981 June 9-17
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Reuben Nakian conducted 1981 June 9-17, by Avis Berman, for the Archives of American Art.
Nakian speaks of his childhood, growing up in New York City; his early interest in art; early ventures in sculpture; working for Paul Manship; meeting Daniel Chester French; teaching; early influences; his European travels; techniques and materials; the relationship of artists and suffering; his portrait busts of other artists; dealers he has been affiliated with, including Edith Halpert and Valentine Dudensing; animal sculptures; his Babe Ruth sculpture; critical and public reaction to his work. He recalls Constantin Brancusi, Marcel Duchamp, Raoul Hague, William Zorach, Gaston Lachaise, and J. B. Neumann. The third voice heard on the tape is that of Nakian's assistant, Don Ross, who helps prompt Nakian to recall certain incidents.
Biographical / Historical:
Reuben Nakian (1897-1986) was a sculptor from Stamford, Conn.
General:
Originally recorded on 4 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 6 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hrs., 15 min.
Provenance:
These interviews are part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Sculpture -- Technique  Search this
Sculptors -- Connecticut -- Stamford -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.nakian81
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-nakian81

Home movies of Katherine Weems' Rhinoceros sculptures at Harvard University (1937)

Creator:
Archives of American Art  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2014-09-30T17:56:28.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
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Art, American  Search this
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SmithsonianAAA
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[Regan Garden]: visitors enter through this traditional gate, flanked with pots of hydrangea and topped by two pelican sculptures.

Photographer:
FitzSimons, Margie K.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slides (photographs) (col., 35 mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Place:
Regan Garden (Ocean Ridge, Florida)
United States of America -- Florida -- Palm Beach County -- Ocean Ridge
Date:
2007 Apr.
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 -- Florida -- Ocean Ridge  Search this
Seaside gardening  Search this
Tropical plants  Search this
Trees  Search this
Palms  Search this
Gates  Search this
Walls  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Animal sculpture  Search this
Birds -- Design elements  Search this
Plants, Potted  Search this
Hydrangeas  Search this
Genre/Form:
Slides (photographs)
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item FL167001
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Florida / FL167: Ocean Ridge -- Regan Garden
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref12150

[Dayton Garden]: the hidden garden.

Photographer:
Warwick, Elsie C.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35 mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Dayton Garden (Palm Beach, Florida)
United States of America -- Florida -- Palm Beach County -- Palm Beach
Date:
1996 Mar.
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 -- Florida -- Palm Beach  Search this
Giardini segreti  Search this
Arbors  Search this
Lily ponds  Search this
Animal sculpture  Search this
Walkways, brick  Search this
Hedges  Search this
Topiary work  Search this
Tuteurs  Search this
Flower beds  Search this
Water lilies  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item FL086008
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The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Florida / FL086: Palm Beach -- Dayton Garden
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref12283

Viento Y Mar

Creator:
Newton, Meredith  Search this
Whitney, Howard H., M/M  Search this
Whitney, Henry  Search this
Speer, Talbot T., M/M  Search this
Landscape architect:
Brown, Swan  Search this
Jennings, Bruce  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Florida -- Palm Beach
United States of America -- Florida -- Palm Beach County -- Palm Beach
Date:
04/17/1996
General:
Garden consists of salt resistant plants. From inside the loggia looking west.
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:
Animal sculpture  Search this
Chairs  Search this
House plants  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item FL087001
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Florida / FL087: Palm Beach -- Viento Y Mar
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref12289

[Villa Leoncini]: front entrance showing wrought iron door.

Photographer:
Warwick, Mac  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35 mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Villa Leoncini (Palm Beach, Florida)
United States of America -- Florida -- Palm Beach County -- Palm Beach
Date:
1995 Jun.
Scope and Contents:
Front entrance showing wrought iron door which is an exact replica of the original. Griffins guard either side of entry. Key Quarry stone paves the entryway.
General:
Vertical slide.
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 -- Florida -- Palm Beach  Search this
Entrances  Search this
Wrought-iron  Search this
Doors  Search this
Animal sculpture  Search this
Walkways, stone  Search this
Terra-cotta  Search this
Plants, Potted  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item FL094001
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Florida / FL094: Palm Beach -- Villa Leoncini
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref12332

[Palm Beach Garden]: entrance into the patio from the north side of the terrace, showing two whippet statues.

Photographer:
Van der Grift, Joan R.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slides (photographs) (col., 35 mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Place:
Palm Beach Garden (Palm Beach, Florida)
United States of America -- Florida -- Palm Beach County -- Palm Beach
Date:
2008 Mar.
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 -- Florida -- Palm Beach  Search this
Tropical plants  Search this
Houses  Search this
Terraces  Search this
Hedges  Search this
Trees  Search this
Banyan tree  Search this
Outdoor furniture  Search this
Palms  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Animal sculpture  Search this
Dogs -- Design elements  Search this
Patios  Search this
Genre/Form:
Slides (photographs)
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item FL127011
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Florida / FL127: Palm Beach -- Palm Beach Garden
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref12355

Cornwall -- Gannett Garden

Provenance:
Millbrook Garden Club  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Gannett Garden (West Cornwall, Connecticut)
United States of America -- Connecticut -- Litchfield County -- Cornwall -- West Cornwall
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes a work sheet and site plan.
Former Title:
The Farm
General:
The present owners established the garden in 1962 by planting the hemlock hedge north of the house and 250 blue spurce along the western boundary to screen the property from the railroad and the town road. The property was a small (55 acres) dairy farm until the Prestons sold it in 1926 to two silent film actors, who named it "The Farm." Some still call it "The Preston Place." The upper meadows on the high ground reverted to forest criss-crossed by stone walls. The three neglected barns have been rebuilt. The current gardens comprise cultivated beds along Preston Brook, three bridges, shade and perennial gardens, daylily walks, a rhododendron grove, a dahlia field, and five animal sculptures.
Persons and organizations associated with the property include: Samuel Wickwire family (former owners, 1776-1820); James F. Bradford family (former owners, 1820-1842); Alanson Preston family (former owners, 1842-1926); Donald Cameron and James Morrison (former owners, 1926-1961); and Denis Curtiss (sculptor, ongoing).
Related Materials:
Gannett Garden related holdings consist of 1 folder (13 35 mm. slides)
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 -- Connecticut -- West Cornwall  Search this
Gardening in the shade  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File CT339
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Connecticut
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref21446

[Gannett Garden]: perennial beds with wide mown area and metal goose in center.

Photographer:
Wilcox, Brian  Search this
Provenance:
Millbrook Garden Club  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35 mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Gannett Garden (West Cornwall, Connecticut)
United States of America -- Connecticut -- Litchfield County -- Cornwall -- West Cornwall
Date:
2004 Sep.
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 -- Connecticut -- West Cornwall  Search this
Trees  Search this
Bridges -- wooden  Search this
Gardening in the shade  Search this
Shrubs  Search this
Animal sculpture  Search this
Birds -- Design elements  Search this
Lawns  Search this
Hosta  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item CT339006
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Connecticut / CT339: Cornwall -- Gannett Garden
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
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[Baylis Garden]: moss and stone garden with stone troughs.

Photographer:
Buckles, Parker  Search this
Provenance:
Garden Club of Darien  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35 mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Connecticut -- Darien
Baylis Garden (Darien, Connecticut)
United States of America -- Connecticut -- Fairfield County -- Darien
Date:
2005.
Former Title:
[Sunswyck]
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 -- Connecticut -- Darien  Search this
Trees  Search this
Container gardening  Search this
Plants, Potted  Search this
Trough gardens  Search this
Containers  Search this
Mosses  Search this
Gardening in the shade  Search this
Animal sculpture  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Moss gardens  Search this
Shrubs  Search this
Benches, stone  Search this
Ferns  Search this
Rockwork  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item CT098037
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Connecticut / CT098: Darien -- Baylis Garden
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref21755

[L'Oreé Du Bois]: closeup of one of the pair of "Birds in Flight" sculptures executed by one of the owners.

Photographer:
Hillman, Sandra Fales  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35 mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
L'Oreé Du Bois (Greenwich, Connecticut)
United States of America -- Connecticut -- Fairfield County -- Greenwich
Date:
2000 Sep.
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 -- Connecticut -- Greenwich  Search this
Lawns  Search this
Trees  Search this
Shrubs  Search this
Swimming pools  Search this
Outdoor furniture  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Animal sculpture  Search this
Pavilions  Search this
Birds -- Design elements  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item CT278006
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Connecticut / CT278: Greenwich -- L'Oreé Du Bois
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref22115

[Nehemiah Hubbard Homestead]: terrace door.

Photographer:
Bazazi, Elizabeth M.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35 mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Nehemiah Hubbard Homestead (Middletown, Connecticut)
United States of America -- Connecticut -- Middlesex County -- Middletown
Date:
1998.
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 -- Connecticut -- Middletown.  Search this
Shrubs  Search this
Houses  Search this
Terraces  Search this
Doors  Search this
Doorways  Search this
Bells  Search this
Pyracantha  Search this
Snails  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Animal sculpture  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item CT201006
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Connecticut / CT201: Middletown -- Nehemiah Hubbard Homestead
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref22416

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