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Blithewood Garden

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Taken soon after the transfer of the Blithewood Estate to Bard College in 1951, this photograph by Charles Eggert depicts the garden with the formal shrubbery intended in the original 1903 Hoppin & Koen plan commissioned by Mrs. Andrew C. Zabriskie

The Garden at Blithewood, Barrytown, NY

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The formal gardens with central fountain at Blithewood, now part of Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, NY. The Hudson River can be seen in the background.

Exterior of Donaldson's Blithewood

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This engraving served as the frontispiece for Andrew Jackson Downing’s Treatise on Landscape Gardening and Rural Architecture. This shows the exterior of Donaldson’s Blithewood. The house faced the river and featured a broad, trellised porch that…

Photograph of Blithewood Garden from Beautiful Gardens in America, by Louise Shelton

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Blithewood Garden image, ca. 1915. From : Beautiful Gardens in America, by Louise Shelton. New York: C. Scribner’s Sons, 1916, Plate 49.

Blithewood Garden, Bard College, long-term weather damage

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Located on the grounds of Bard College, Blithewood is a walled Italianate garden designed by Francis L. V. Hoppin, of the architectural firm Hoppin & Koen for Captain Andrew C. Zabriskie and his wife, Frances Hunter Zabriskie. This photo shows some…

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

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Located on the grounds of Bard College, Blithewood is a walled Italianate garden designed by Francis L. V. Hoppin, of the architectural firm Hoppin & Koen for Captain Andrew C. Zabriskie and his wife, Frances Hunter Zabriskie. This photo shows some…

Blithewood Garden, Bard College, long-term weather damage

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Located on the grounds of Bard College, Blithewood is a walled Italianate garden designed by Francis L. V. Hoppin, of the architectural firm Hoppin & Koen for Captain Andrew C. Zabriskie and his wife, Frances Hunter Zabriskie. This photo shows some…

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

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Located on the grounds of Bard College, Blithewood is a walled Italianate garden designed by Francis L. V. Hoppin, of the architectural firm Hoppin & Koen for Captain Andrew C. Zabriskie and his wife, Frances Hunter Zabriskie. This photo shows some…