Blithewood Garden, Bard College, view looking west, of pool and pavilion
landscape architect: Hoppin, Francis Laurens Vinton
Romantic (modern European styles ); walled gardens; paths; cultural landscapes; historic landscapes; landscape architecture; Picturesque, the; ornamental horticulture; damage
Annandale-on-Hudson, Dutchess, New York, United States; Hudson River, United States
commissioned by: Zabriskie, Andrew C. (Andrew Christian), 1853-1916; architectural firm: Hoppin & Koen
Bard College (American educational institution, founded 1860)
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 pool and pavilion,” Stevenson Library Digital Collections, accessed September 22, 2023, https://omekalib.bard.edu/items/show/1795.