Blithewood Garden, Bard College, staircase to mansion
landscape architect: Hoppin, Francis Laurens Vinton
balustrades; stairs; walled gardens; Romantic (modern European styles ); Picturesque, the; cultural landscapes; historic landscapes; landscape architecture; ornamental horticulture
Annandale-on-Hudson, Dutchess, 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, staircase to mansion,” Stevenson Library Digital Collections, accessed September 29, 2022, https://omekalib.bard.edu/items/show/1791.