Photocopy of watercolor map of Blithewood

Creator

painter of original: Davis, Alexander Jackson

Subject

cultural landscapes; historic landscapes
Annandale-on-Hudson, Dutchess, New York, United States; Hudson River, United States
Toole, Robert M.; Downing, Andrew Jackson
Bard College (American educational institution, founded 1860); Columbia University, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library

Description

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 the Avery Library, Columbia University. Blithewood Garden is an early 20th century formal Italianate garden built in a 19th century Picturesque landscape.

Coverage

Romantic (modern European styles )

Publisher

Bard College

Date

modern photocopy of ca. 1840s original

Rights

Prior written permission required to use any photograph from the Bard College Libraries.
Prior written permission required to use any photograph from the Bard College Libraries.

Format

photocopy

Language

eng

Type

Still Image

Collection

Citation

painter of original: Davis, Alexander Jackson, “Photocopy of watercolor map of Blithewood,” Stevenson Library Digital Collections, accessed September 21, 2017, http://omekalib.bard.edu/items/show/1806.