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  • Collection: Blithewood Garden

The Bard College Newletter, Perspectives, Vol. 125, No. 3

In the 1986 issue of the Bard College Bulletin, Perspectives, Blithewood Garden was featured on the cover. Inside, an article by the well-known garden writer Tovah Martin was illustrated with color photographs by Geoffrey Martin. Blithewood Garden is…

Photocopy of watercolor map of Blithewood

This image is scanned from Robert A. Toole’s 2010 book, 'Landscape Gardens on the Hudson, a History,' in which he describes this as “one of the best site plans to survive showing a Picturesque landscape garden.” Original watercolor housed in…

Partial view of structure known as Zabriskie's Drill Hall

This photograph was donated to Bard College by J. R. Delafield. A handwritten inscription, signed J. R. Delafield, dates the photograph[h to 1888, and identifies it as ‘the Coach House on the estate of John Bard,’ though the structure dates to…

Verso of photograph of structure known as Zabriskie's Drill Hall

This photograph was donated to Bard College by J. R. Delafield. This handwritten inscription, signed J. R. Delafield, dates the photograph[h to 1888, and identifies it as ‘the Coach House on the estate of John Bard,’ though the structure dates…

Blithewood Garden, Bard College, long-term weather damage

Created at the turn of the twentieth century by Francis L. V. Hoppin (1867–1941), of the architectural firm Hoppin & Koen, for Captain Andrew C. Zabriskie (1853–1916) and his wife, Frances Hunter Zabriskie. After Frances died Blithewood was…

Blithewood Garden, Bard College, crack in balustrade, evidence of long-term weather damage

Created at the turn of the twentieth century by Francis L. V. Hoppin (1867–1941), of the architectural firm Hoppin & Koen, for Captain Andrew C. Zabriskie (1853–1916) and his wife, Frances Hunter Zabriskie. After Frances died Blithewood was…

Blithewood Garden, Bard College, long-term weather damage

Created at the turn of the twentieth century by Francis L. V. Hoppin (1867–1941), of the architectural firm Hoppin & Koen, for Captain Andrew C. Zabriskie (1853–1916) and his wife, Frances Hunter Zabriskie. After Frances died Blithewood was…

Blithewood Garden, Bard College, long-term weather damage to pavilion roof

Created at the turn of the twentieth century by Francis L. V. Hoppin (1867–1941), of the architectural firm Hoppin & Koen, for Captain Andrew C. Zabriskie (1853–1916) and his wife, Frances Hunter Zabriskie. After Frances died Blithewood was…