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Italian Garden, Hollywood, Cal.

 
Accession number AR.EP.PC.0608
Creator
Places
Los Angeles (California [United States])
California (United States)
United States
Measurements
3.5 x 5.5 inches
Materials/Techniques
colorized photograph
Work types
postcard

Description

TRANSCRIPTION

Italian Garden, Hollywood, Cal. [garden of G. W. Wattles]

Pub. by M. Kashower Co., Los Angeles

Published by Van Ornum Colorprint Co. Los Angeles, Cal

451

EXHIBITION

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

These side-by-side cards (compare to this) provide a visual representation of how both individual elements (fountains, arbors, statues, and terraces) and the broader principles of Italian garden design were translated into an American context. The American gardens retain the classical formality without re-creating the decay and overgrowth of the older Italian models, allowing tradition and modernization to coexist.

Collection

Ephemera Collection
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Archives, 054.SUZ.02.PCbox.094
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, DC
Accession number AR.EP.PC.0608
Creator
Places
Los Angeles (California [United States])
California (United States)
United States
Measurements
3.5 x 5.5 inches
Materials/Techniques
colorized photograph
Work types
postcard

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