Blithewood Garden, Bard College, view, looking west, of the Catskill Mountains and the Hudson River
landscape architect: Hoppin, Francis Laurens Vinton
balustrades; boundary walls; walled gardens; Romantic (modern European styles ); Picturesque, the; cultural landscapes; historic landscapes; landscape architecture; ornamental horticulture
Annandale-on-Hudson, Dutchess, New York, United States; Hudson River, United States; Catskill Mountains, Greene, New York, United States
commissioned by: Zabriskie, Andrew C. (Andrew Christian), 1853-1916
Bard College (American educational institution, founded 1860); architectural firm: Hoppin & Koen
Located on the grounds of Bard College, Blithewood is a walled Italianate garden. The garden and adjacent mansion were designed by Francis L. V. Hoppin, of the architectural firm Hoppin & Koen for Captain Andrew C. Zabriskie and his wife, Frances Hunter Zabriskie (d. 1951), The Zabriskies’ son, Christian, donated the Blithewood estate to Bard College.
Italianate (North American architecture styles)
photographer: Sekula, Suki (American , 1997 CE-)
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landscape architect: Hoppin, Francis Laurens Vinton, “Blithewood Garden, Bard College, view, looking west, of the Catskill Mountains and the Hudson River,” Stevenson Library Digital Collections, accessed February 23, 2018, http://omekalib.bard.edu/items/show/1790.