:“The Leutenant Governor had here a house and a chapell, and there are fine gardens and '''terrass''' walks from which one has a very pritty [[view]] of the city.”
 
 
* Ambler, Mary M., 1770, describing Mount Clare, [[plantation]] of Charles and Margaret Tilgham Carroll, Baltimore, MD (quoted in Sarudy 1989: 138–39)<ref name="Sarudy">Barbara Wells Sarudy, “Eighteenth-Century Gardens of the Chesapeake,” ''Journal of Garden History'' 9 (1989): 104–59, [https://www.zotero.org/groups/54737/items/itemKey/PGSNXHMJ view on Zotero].</ref>
 
: “About two miles from Baltimore There is an exceeding handsome [[Seat]] called Mount Clare belonging to Mr. Charles Carrel of Annapolis Son of Dr. Carrel. . . took a great deal of Pleasure in looking at the [[bowling Green]] & also at the Garden which is a very large '''Falling Garden'''. . . You step out of the Door into the [[Bowling_green|Bowlg Green]] from which the Garden '''Falls''' & when You stand on the Top of it there is such a Uniformity of Each side as the whole [[plantation|Plantn]] seems to be laid out like a Garden.”
[[File:0074.jpg|thumb|Fig. 9, [[Thomas Jefferson]], Plan showing the rectangular flower [[bed]]s and proposed [[temple]]s at the corners of the terrace [[walk]]s at [[Monticello]], before August 4, 1772.]]
File:1384.jpg|Batty Langley, One of two “Designs for Gardens that lye irregularly to the ground House. . . House opening to the North upon a plain [[Parterre]] of Grass,” in New Principles of Gardening (1728), pl. XI. “'''Terrace'''” is located at E and forms the [[walk]] P Q.
 
File:1711.jpg|William and John Halfpenny, “The Plan and Elivation of a [[Temple]], or [[Summerhouse|Summer House]], on a '''Tarras''', In the [[Chinese_manner|Chinese]] Taste,” in ''Rural Architecture in the [[Chinese_manner|Chinese]] Taste'' (1755), pl. 44.
File:0072.jpg|[[Thomas Jefferson]], [[Monticello]]: [[orchard]] and vineyard (plat), c. 1778. “Foot of '''terras'''” is inscribed above the [[wall]].
File:1749.jpg|[[William Bartram]], “Plan of the [[Ancient_style|Ancient]] Chunky-[[Yard]],” in “Observations on the Creek and Cherokee Indians” (1789), from ''Transactions of the American Ethnological Society'', vol. 3, part 1 (1853), p. 52, fig. 2. Platform “''C'', a [[square]] '''terrace''' or [[moundeminence]]s are located at B and C.
Image:0090a.jpg|[[Thomas Jefferson]], Letter describing plans for a “Garden Olitory,” c. 1804.
File:1247.jpg|[[Alexander Jackson Davis]], '“Villa for David Codwise, near New Rochelle, NY (project; elevation and four plans),” 1835.
File:1147.jpg|William Strickland, ''Plan of the [[walk]]s and [[avenue]]s of Laurel Hill [[cemetery]]'', c. 1836. Terraces are indicated on curving walks across the top of the drawing.
File:0877.jpg|Anonymous, Section of a '''terrace''' of the Messrs. Winship, in ''Magazine of Horticulture'' 6, no. 11 (November 1840): 403, fig. 10.
File:1048.jpg|Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Sketch of the Grounds of the Longfellow Estate, 1844.
 
File:2297.jpg|Matthew Vassar, ''Plan of Springside'', 1851. "[[Lawn]] '''Terrace''' (17)."
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Image:0187.jpg|Anonymous[[Charles Willson Peale]], [[Mount]] Clare, nsouth façade and garden, 1775.dFalling gardens in painting are made of a series of terraces.
Image:1378.jpg|Batty Langley, “Design of an [[Avenue]] with its [[Wilderness|Wildernesses]] on each Side,” in ''New Principles of Gardening'' (1728), pl. V.
Image:2006.jpg|Joseph Drayton, ''[[View]] near Bordenton, from the Gardens of the Count de Survilliers'', c. 1820.
Image:1018.jpg|Thomas Birch, [[Point Breeze]], c. 1820, in Edward J. Nygren, ''[[View]]s and Visions: American Landscape before 1830'' (1986), p. 146, pl. 120.
Image:0251.jpg|Charles Codman, ''Kalorama'', 1821.
Image:0536.jpg|George Lehman, “Fairmount Waterworks. From the Forebay,” 1833.
 
Image:1458.jpg|Henry Cheever Pratt, ''The House of Gardiner Greene'', c. 1834.
 
Image:0542.jpg|Nicolino Calyo, ''The Philadelphia Water Works'', 1835–36.
Image:0540.jpg|John Caspar Wild,“Fairmount Waterworks,” 1838.
FileImage:1120.jpg|W. H. Bartlett, “Fairmount Gardens, with the Schuylkill Bridge. (Philadelphia),” in Nathaniel Parker Willis, ''American Scenery'', vol. II 2 (1840), pl. 24.
FileImage:1121.jpg|W. H. Bartlett, “Schuylkill Water-Works. (Philadelphia),” in Nathaniel Parker Willis, ''American Scenery'', vol. II (1840), pl. 37. Steps and walks leading up to the reservoir seen in the background.
FileImage:1103.jpg|W. Mason, engraver Tucker, W. E., “[[Pennsylvania Hospital for the Insane]],” c. 1841, in Thomas S. Kirkbride, ''Reports of the Pennsylvania Hospital for the Insane'' (1851), frontispiece.
FileImage:05501866.jpg|Victor de GraillyAlexander Jackson Davis, ''The Tomb at “A Villa in the Italian Style,” in [[Mount VernonA. J. Downing]], ''A Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening''(1849), 386, cfig. 1840—5045.
File:0549.jpg|Victor de Grailly, ''[[Mount Vernon]]'', c. 1840—50. File:1866.jpg|Alexander Jackson Davis, “A Villa in the Italian Style,” in [[A. J. Downing]], ''A Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening'' (1849), p. 386, fig. 45. FileImage:0766.jpg|Anonymous, “The Battery, New York, By Moonlight,” in ''Illustrated London News'' (October 27, 1849): 277.
Image:0459.jpg|Jenny Emily Snow, ''Fairmount Park Waterworks'', c. 1850.
FileImage:0778.jpg|[[Frances Palmer]], “Italian Bracketed Villa,” in William H. Ranlett, ''The Architect'' (1851), vol. 2, pl. 7.
Image:0786.jpg|[[Frances Palmer]], “Italian Villa,” in William H. Ranlett, ''The Architect'' (1851), vol. 2, pl. 22, design XXXIII.
FileImage:0632.jpg|Anonymous, [[View]] of the terraces at Middleton Place, in Alice B. Lockwood, ''Gardens of Colony and State'' (1934), vol. 2, p. 196.
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File:1388.jpg|Batty Langley, “Design of a Garden and [[Wilderness]] in an Island,” in ''New Principles of Gardening'' (1728), pl. XV.
Image:0056.jpg|[[John Bartram|John]] or [[William Bartram]], ''"A Draught of [[Bartram_Botanic_Garden_and_Nursery|John Bartram’s House and Garden ]] as it appears from the River''", 1758.
File:0881.jpg|Anonymous, “Plan ''Plan de la ville et environs de Williamsburg en Virginie, America'',1782.
File:0207.jpg|Francis Guy, ''Mt. Deposit'', 1803-05.
File:0124.jpg|Jane Shearer, Brick House with [[Terrace/Slope|Terraces]], 1806, in Sotheby’s New York, ''Important American Schoolgirl Embroideries: The Landmark Collection of Betty Ring'' (January 2012), p. 80. <ref>Sotheby’s New York, ''Important American Schoolgirl Embroideries'' (January 2012), [https://www.zotero.org/groups/54737/keywords_in_early_american_landscape_design/items/itemKey/I9SQRZDH view on Zotero].</ref>
File:1152.jpg|Anonymous, ''The Lilacs'', Residence of Thomas Kidder [perspective rendering, front], c. 1810.
File:1432.jpg|Milo Osborne, “Deaf and Dumb Asylum,” in Theodore S. Fay, ''Views in New-York and its Environs'' (1831).
 
File:1458.jpg|Henry Cheever Pratt, ''The House of Gardiner Greene'', c. 1834.
File:1477.jpg|Anonymous, Honorary membership certificate for Nicholas Biddle in “The Horticultural Association of the Valley of the Hudson” [detail], June 1839.
ImageFile:0550.jpg|Victor de Grailly, ''The Tomb at [[Mount Vernon]]'', c. 1840—50. File:0549.jpg|Victor de Grailly, ''[[Mount Vernon]]'', c. 1840—50. File:0896.jpg|Edwin Whitefield, Sketch of Anson G. Phelps' Villa, North Tarrytown, 1841-44.
File:0706.jpg|Anonymous, “Pegg’s Run,” in John Fanning Watson, ''Annals of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania in the Olden Time'' (1844), p. 436.
File:1437.jpg|C. Bachman(n), ''New York'', 1848.
File:1881.jpg|Anonymous, "Residence of H. Sheldon Esq. near Tarrytown in N. Y.," in [[A. J. Downing]], ''A Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening'' (1849), 411, fig. 60. File:1686.jpg|James Smillie, “Italian Garden and [[Lake]] at Wellesley near Boston,” 1859, in [[A. J. Downing]], ''A Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening'' (1849), pl. opp. p. 452.
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