Abbazia, Villa Angiolina

 
Accession number AR.EP.PC.0571
Places
Abbazia (Italy)
Italy
Date
c. 1906
Measurements
3.5 x 5.5 inches
Materials/Techniques
black & white photograph
Work types
postcard

Description

TRANSCRIPTION

Abbazia / Villa Angiolina

S. D. M. 1758

POSTAGE

5 heller Oesterr Post stamp

Postmarked 20 April 1906 [?]

Addressed to Lille, France [?]

EXHIBITION

Transplanting the Renaissance: Italian Villa Gardens in America, 1900-1940
May-August 2018

These postcards illustrate the “informing spirit” of Italian Gardens as defined by Edith Wharton and Charles Platt: the garden as an extension of the house (here), as a transition into the surrounding landscape (here), and as an enjoyable space for the garden spectator (above).

Collection

Ephemera Collection
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Archives, 054.SUZ.02.PCbox.094
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, DC
Accession number AR.EP.PC.0571
Places
Abbazia (Italy)
Italy
Date
c. 1906
Measurements
3.5 x 5.5 inches
Materials/Techniques
black & white photograph
Work types
postcard

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