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Recueil des plans, élévations et coupes tant géométrales qu'en perspective des châteaux, jardins et dépendances que le roy de Pologne occupe en Lorraine, y compris les bâtimens qu'il a fait élever, ainsi que les changemens considérables, les décorations et autres enrichissemens, qu'il a fait faire à ceux qui étoient déjà construits (Album of Plans, Elevations and Sections Both Geometral and In Perspective of the Chateaux, Gardens and Outbuildings That the King of Poland Uses in Lorraine, Including the Buildings That He Built, and the Considerable Modifications, Decorations and Other Enrichments That He Made for Those That Were Already Built)

Designer:
Emmanuel Héré de Corny, 1705 - 1763  Search this
Publisher:
Jean-Charles François, 1717 - 1769  Search this
Type:
albums (bound) & books
Album
Object Name:
Album
Made in:
France
Date:
1753
Credit Line:
Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council
Accession Number:
1921-6-209
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1921-6-209

Generalife

Creator:
Ishmael, King  Search this
Campotejar, Marqueses De  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Spain -- Granada
Spain -- Andalusia -- Granada Province -- Granada
Date:
1960
General:
Slide lecture booklet - Slide # 26. Looking down into the same patio, the contrasting height of these cypress lends an interesting perspective to the scene.
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:
Spring  Search this
Spanish gardens  Search this
Vista  Search this
Evergreens  Search this
Loggias  Search this
Arcades (Architecture)  Search this
Spanish Colonial  Search this
Houses  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item SP004005
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 2: International Garden Images / Spain / SP004: Granada -- Generalife
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
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[Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte]: lion sculpture and fountain adjacent to the grottos at the far end of the perspective from the château.

Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Lantern slide (col., 3.25 x 4 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Lantern slides
Place:
Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (Melun, France)
France -- Ile-de-France -- Seine-et-Marne Department -- Melun
Date:
1936 Jun.
General:
Historic plate number: "28."
Historic plate caption: "French Gardens."
The château was visited on June 30, 1936, by the Garden Club of America during its French garden tour.
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:
Sculpture  Search this
Lions  Search this
Fountains  Search this
Ponds  Search this
Animal sculpture  Search this
Gardens -- France -- Melun  Search this
Genre/Form:
Lantern slides
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item FR012028
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 2: International Garden Images / France / FR012: Maincy (near Melun) -- Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref4850

Plans of Chevening: The old gabled house as drawn on the estate map of 1613. The Chevening lay-out in 1679 and in 1719.

Manufacturer:
Van Altena, Edward  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Photograph (lantern slide, black-and-white, 3.25 x 4 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Lantern slides
Place:
United States -- Unknown
Date:
[between 1914 and 1949?]
General:
Slide A in 'Northern Gardens' slide lecture by Alice G. B. Lockwood.
Mount reads: "[mat covered over, only partially visible:] Edward Van Altena, 71-79 W. 45th St., N.Y.C."
Historic plate number: "A."
Historic plate caption: "3 plans; Chevening."
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:
Plan views  Search this
Perspective drawings  Search this
Genre/Form:
Lantern slides
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item GCA001079
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Unidentified Garden Images / Unidentified Location / GCA001: Unidentified Location -- Unidentified Gardens
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref5303

Frontispiece to The Gardeners Dictionary by Philip Miller

Manufacturer:
Van Altena, Edward  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:
United States -- Unknown
Date:
[between 1914 and 1949?]
General:
Slide B in 'Northern Gardens' slide lecture by Alice G. B. Lockwood.
Mount reads: "Edward Van Altena, 71-79 W. 45th St., N.Y.C."
Historic plate number: "B."
Historic plate caption: "Northern; B."
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:
Painting  Search this
Perspective drawings  Search this
Genre/Form:
Lantern slides
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item GCA001080
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Unidentified Garden Images / Unidentified Location / GCA001: Unidentified Location -- Unidentified Gardens
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
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Clifton Place

Topic:
Landscape architecture
Creator:
Pillow, Gideon Johnson  Search this
Williams, Henry Melville  Search this
Ridley, J. W. S.  Search this
Architect:
Vaught, Nathan  Search this
Artist:
Seale, Clyde  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Tennessee -- Columbia
United States of America -- Tennessee -- Maury County -- Columbia
Date:
1987
General:
Clyde Seale aerial drawing, 1936 - Gardens at Clifton Place.
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:
Spring  Search this
Plan views  Search this
Perspective drawings  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item TN021012
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Tennessee / TN021: Columbia -- Clifton Place
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref10999

Tyler -- Ravenwood

Former owner:
Tracy, Robert L.  Search this
Pollard, Tomas G.  Search this
Pollard, Edna  Search this
Leard, Damon  Search this
Architect:
Simons, Shirley  Search this
Von Osthoff, Fritz  Search this
Landscape architect:
Shamburger, Maurice  Search this
Shamburger, Gerald T.  Search this
Landscape designer:
Von Osthoff, Fritz  Search this
Short, Selena  Search this
Horticulturist:
Short, Selena  Search this
Provenance:
The Gertrude Windsor Garden Club  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Ravenwood (Tyler, Texas)
United States of America -- Texas -- Smith County -- Tyler
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes a worksheet, garden and site plans, three photocopies of perspective sketches of the garden, and three photocopies of newspaper articles about the garden.
General:
This 4.5-acre garden site dates to 1935, and for more than 50 years was the home of the late Senator Tomas G. Pollard and his wife, Edna. Tom Pollard served as a member of the Texas State Legislature and was one of East Texas's most influential citizens. Designated as a Tyler Historic Landmark in 1998, Ravenwood represents possibly the largest private, secured, and continuing garden in the Tyler, Texas, area. From their inception in the mid-1930s, the gardens have highlighted the Georgian Colonial style home, which in turn is highlighted by majestic columns. The result is a series of six gardens, correlated into an overall garden whose beauty may be viewed from any point in the two-story home, aided by the use of different ground levels and walls of varied heights. Each of the areas is complemented with the same type of landscape architecture, beginning with the large trees--including crape myrtle, dogwood, pecan, and live oak--sculptured to give a cathedral effect. Approximately 1,500 azaleas serve as the major lower plants and provide a showcase of rich pink and white color each spring. Varieties include 'Pride of Mobile', 'Hinode-giri', 'Pink Elegans', 'Snow White', and 'Formosa'. Additional focal points of the gardens include its cleyeras and other shrubs, magnificent flower beds with seasonal color, the estate's gated entrance and circular drive, small garden houses, fountains, reflecting pools, statuary, and sundials. Of special note is the fountain in front of the main entrance, carved of Italian stone and ordered from the Erkins Studios of New York. Throughout the years--from different times of day to different seasons--Ravenwood's gardens have stood the test of time and brought delight to countless visitors.
Persons associated with the property include: Tomas G. and Edna Pollard (former owners, 1935-1987); Robert Tracy and Damon Leard (former owners, 1987-1993); Shirley Simons (architect, 1930s); Maurice Shamburger (landscape architect, 1930s); Gerald T. Shamburger (landscape architect, 1960s); Fritz von Osthoff (architect and landscape designer, 1987-1989); and Selena Short (landscape designer and horticulturist, 1990s).
Related Materials:
Ravenwood related holdings consist of 1 folder (15 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 -- Texas -- Tyler  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File TX017
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Texas
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
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Fort Worth Botanic Garden

Landscape architect:
Hare & Hare  Search this
Creator:
Hare & Hare  Search this
Fort Worth Botanic Gardens  Search this
Fort Worth Municipal Rose Garden  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Texas -- Fort Worth
United States of America -- Texas -- Fort Worth
Date:
1930
General:
In 1930, a botanic garden was designed by Hare and Hare of Kansas City. The depression came and in 1933 the Board of Park Commissioners provide jobs for men to work and funding for the park to be built.
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:
Spring  Search this
Perspective drawings  Search this
Botanical gardens  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item TX007004
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Texas / TX007: Fort Worth -- Fort Worth Botanic Garden
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref13823

Warrenton -- Carl Braun's Dwarf Conifer Garden

Former owner:
Bouligny, Lea M.  Search this
Landscape designer:
Braun, Carl  Search this
Gardener:
Braun, Carl  Search this
Provenance:
The Warrenton Garden Club  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Carl Braun's Dwarf Conifer Garden (Warrenton, Virginia)
United States of America -- Virginia -- Fauquier County -- Warrenton
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes a worksheet, a copy of the property plat, copies of plant purchase invoices, an article about the garden from Fauquier Magazine, and additional information provided by Carl Braun. The garden is noted for its dwarf conifers, Japanese maples, and overall design.
General:
This one-acre site in the heart of historic Old Town Warrenton features a unique, informal collection of dwarf conifers. Since 1965 its owner has been designing, planting, and caring for a miniature arboretum of unusual trees and shrubs such as Cedrus atlanticus, Cryptomeria, Sophora japonica, Fagus sylvatica, Acer japonica, and other varieties. According to the owner, "All are placed with an eye to creating a natural, informal setting for the whole." Creative design has resulted in the use of perpendicular accents to avoid monotony, the illusion of spaciousness on a small site, and vistas offering different perspectives.
Integrated into the design are five "islands," each of which is a miniature forest. In addition, Japanese-style tree sculpting (landscape "bonsai") gives a unique appearance to individual dwarf trees and helps to keep them in scale with the rest of the landscape.
Persons associated with the property include: Lea M. Bouligny (former owner) and Carl Braun (landscape designer and gardener).
Related Materials:
Carl Braun's Dwarf Conifer Garden related holdings consist of 1 folder (14 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 -- Virginia -- Warrenton  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File VA266
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
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref18922

[Carl Braun's Dwarf Conifer Garden]: perspective of property showing rare gold hemlock, Tsuga canadensis (either Lewesii or Compacta Aurea).

Photographer:
Starke, Lauren S.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35 mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Carl Braun's Dwarf Conifer Garden (Warrenton, Virginia)
United States of America -- Virginia -- Fauquier County -- Warrenton
Date:
1996 May.
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 -- Virginia -- Warrenton  Search this
Trees  Search this
Conifers  Search this
Dwarf conifers  Search this
Shrubs  Search this
Japanese maple  Search this
Lawns  Search this
Pinetum  Search this
Ground cover plants  Search this
Hemlock  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item VA266008
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Virginia / VA266: Warrenton -- Carl Braun's Dwarf Conifer Garden
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref19862

[Carl Braun's Dwarf Conifer Garden]: long perspective showing two monumental sugar maples, Acer saccarum 'Monumentalis' with procumbent Blue Atlas cedar, three dwarf Alberta spruce, and a gold 'Winston Churchill' Chamaecyparis.

Photographer:
Starke, Lauren S.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35 mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Carl Braun's Dwarf Conifer Garden (Warrenton, Virginia)
United States of America -- Virginia -- Fauquier County -- Warrenton
Date:
1996 May.
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 -- Virginia -- Warrenton  Search this
Trees  Search this
Conifers  Search this
Dwarf conifers  Search this
Shrubs  Search this
Japanese maple  Search this
Lawns  Search this
Pinetum  Search this
Maple  Search this
Cedar  Search this
Spruce  Search this
Chamaecyparis  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item VA266009
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Virginia / VA266: Warrenton -- Carl Braun's Dwarf Conifer Garden
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref19863

[Governor's Palace]: 1930's plan rendering of grounds and 10 acres within outer walls.

Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Virginia -- Williamsburg
Governor's Palace (Williamsburg, Virginia)
United States of America -- Virginia -- City of Williamsburg -- Williamsburg
Date:
[1930?]
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:
Spring  Search this
Perspective drawings  Search this
Aerial views  Search this
Gardens -- Virginia -- Williamsburg  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item VA021040
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Virginia / VA021: Williamsburg -- Governor's Palace
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
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Wythe House

Landscape architect:
Shurcliff, Arthur A. (Arthur Asahel), 1870-1957  Search this
Hopkins, Alden  Search this
Parker, Donald H.  Search this
Creator:
Wythe, George  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (black-and-white.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Virginia -- Williamsburg
United States of America -- Virginia -- City of Williamsburg -- Williamsburg
Date:
05/01/1984
General:
Artist's rendering from rear looking northeast across garden to main house.
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:
Spring  Search this
Perspective drawings  Search this
Fences  Search this
Kitchen gardens  Search this
Trees  Search this
Outbuildings  Search this
Walkways  Search this
Houses  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item VA152003
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Virginia / VA152: Williamsburg -- Wythe House
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref19948

Philadelphia -- Casamura

Provenance:
Wissahickon Garden Club  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Casamura (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
United States of America -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia County -- Philadelphia
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets, site plans, and additional information about the house and garden.
General:
Casamura, meaning house within walls, was created by noted Philadelphia architect John Sabatino. Sabatino acquired the site which contained the walled ruins of a nineteenth century Tudor mansion to design and build his residence. The ruins consist of large stone walls, stone columns, limestone lintels and a multistory arch, an intriguing template for the construction of a contemporary residence and garden.
The residence was constructed within the walls in a manner which bifurcate the site, thereby creating two garden opportunities. The highest walls and arch were preserved on the north and east perspective. A large courtyard, the piazza, was created and a hemispheric pond incorporated at the entrance to the residence. The piazza space landscape is highlighted by towering Cryptomeria japonica and Larix deciduas. Groves of Magnolia virginiana were incorporated with an under story planting of Buxus and Hydrangea. Arborvitae and specimen Acer japonica were used to apportion a smaller piazza space outside the master bedroom pavilion. A triad of century old Cedrus Atlantica were preserved outside the walled garden. The palate of this garden incorporated blue and purple hardscape paths highlighted by seasonal planting material.
The southern and western perspective was largely undeveloped until 1995. A plan was conceptualized to create a large pergola enclosed space reflecting the classic plan of the north and eastern perspective while introducing less formal plantings and an entirely different texture and palate. Inside the pergola space, three garden sections were created for kitchen, herbal and aroma gardens with Fig trees planted in each to unify texture. Climbing roses wrap around the interior columns then cross the cover of the pergola to meet Wisteria floribunda.
Other plantings include: Buddleia davidii (ensuring butterfly visitations), Lavender edging, yellow suffused with pink broom and generous use of terra cotta planters planted with pink, coral and white geraniums that provide architectural transition to the house. The landscape provides views from every room in the house and invites one into the garden.
Persons and firms associated with the garden include Georgia Doyle (landscape designer, 2000 to present), Joyce de Quantomora (sculptor, 2005).
Related Materials:
Casamura related holdings consist of 1 folder (6 digital images)
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 -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File PA682
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Pennsylvania
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref16535

Publication #85 - A Paleontological Perspective of West Indian Birds and Mammals--Zoogeography in the Caribbean

Collection Creator::
Olson, Storrs L.  Search this
Container:
Box 8 of 11
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 93-106, Storrs L. Olson Papers
See more items in:
Storrs L. Olson Papers
Storrs L. Olson Papers / Box 8
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
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Leo Baekeland Diary Volume 15

Author:
Baekeland, L. H. (Leo Hendrik), 1863-1944  Search this
Collection Creator:
Baekeland, L. H. (Leo Hendrik), 1863-1944  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (6.0" x 3.5".)
Container:
Box 19, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Biographies
Diaries
Place:
Yonkers (N.Y.) -- 1900-1910
Date:
1914 March 12-1914 August 16
Scope and Contents:
Inscription on flyleaf: "I / Journal of / Dr. L.H. Baekeland / Yonkers, NY [sic] / March 12, 1914 / to August 16, 1914." The diary details Baekeland's daily activities. He writes often of his visits and discussions, and the subjects of correspondence he has written and received. It sheds light on the use and distance of travel by automobile in the early twentieth century. In the notes, Baekeland explains increasing time spent in the laboratory in 1914.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Laboratories  Search this
Automobiles -- 1900-1910  Search this
Tourism  Search this
Family -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Biographies
Diaries -- 20th century
Collection Citation:
Leo Baekeland Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Leo H. Baekeland Papers
Leo H. Baekeland Papers / Series 4: Diaries
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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Leo Baekeland Diary Volume 53

Author:
Baekeland, L. H. (Leo Hendrik), 1863-1944  Search this
Collection Creator:
Baekeland, L. H. (Leo Hendrik), 1863-1944  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (6.0" x 3.5")
Container:
Box 21, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Diaries
Date:
1933 June 16-1933 December 24
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Family -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Diaries -- 20th century
Collection Citation:
Leo Baekeland Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Leo H. Baekeland Papers
Leo H. Baekeland Papers / Series 4: Diaries
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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Leo Baekeland Diary Volume 58

Author:
Baekeland, L. H. (Leo Hendrik), 1863-1944  Search this
Collection Creator:
Baekeland, L. H. (Leo Hendrik), 1863-1944  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (6.0" x 3.5")
Container:
Box 22, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Diaries
Date:
1937 March 28-1938 September 11
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Family -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Diaries -- 20th century
Collection Citation:
Leo Baekeland Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Leo H. Baekeland Papers
Leo H. Baekeland Papers / Series 4: Diaries
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0005-ref347
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Leo Baekeland Diary Volume 59

Author:
Baekeland, L. H. (Leo Hendrik), 1863-1944  Search this
Collection Creator:
Baekeland, L. H. (Leo Hendrik), 1863-1944  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (6.0" x 3.5")
Container:
Box 22, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Diaries
Date:
1938 September 12-1939 December 31
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Family -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Diaries -- 20th century
Collection Citation:
Leo Baekeland Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Leo H. Baekeland Papers
Leo H. Baekeland Papers / Series 4: Diaries
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0005-ref348
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Creator:
Smithsonian Arctic Studies Center Alaska  Search this
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YouTube Videos
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