The Resource Landscape surveys for historic properties in Kentucky, Maryland, South Carolina, and Virginia, (architectural drawing)

Landscape surveys for historic properties in Kentucky, Maryland, South Carolina, and Virginia, (architectural drawing)

Label
Landscape surveys for historic properties in Kentucky, Maryland, South Carolina, and Virginia, ca. 1915-1925.
Title
Landscape surveys for historic properties in Kentucky, Maryland, South Carolina, and Virginia
Inclusive dates
ca. 1915-1925.
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • This accession consists of eighteen enlarged photocopies taken from an annotated notebook. The drawings depict paced surveys or measured drawings of historic residences in Kentucky, Maryland, South Carolina, and Virginia. In most cases, a footprint of the main house and its dependencies are illustrated. Featured are Ashland (Lexington, Kentucky), Brandon (Prince George County, Virginia), Dougregan Manor (Baltimore, Maryland), Hampton (Towson, Maryland), Kenmore (Fredericksburg, Virginia), Marmion (King George County, Virginia), Middleton Place (Charleston, South Carolina), Mt. Airy (Warsaw, Virginia), Mount Vernon (Fairfax County, Virginia), Myrtle Grove (Easton, Maryland), Oxmoor (Jefferson County, Kentucky), Sabine Hall (Warsaw, Virginia), Shirley Plantation (Charles City County, Virginia), Stratford (Westmoreland County, Virginia), Westover (Charles City County, Virginia), Wye House (Easton, Maryland)
  • The drawing for Brandon is signed by well-known Virginia landscape architect Charles F. Gillette. This notebook may have been kept and annotated by Gillette for use in his subsequent designs. The notations on the sheet mostly concern the layout of the grounds and comments on the design
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Label
Landscape surveys for historic properties in Kentucky, Maryland, South Carolina, and Virginia, (architectural drawing)
Note
Located in the LVA General Architectural Files Collection, Folder 153
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  • The Library of Virginia
Dimensions
76 x 81 cm.
Extent
18 sheets
Immediate source of acquisition
Ralph Higgins
Other physical details
enlarged photocopies
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001520111
Representative fraction of scale
Scale : As noted.
Reproduction note
Photocopies.

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