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Image:0059.jpg|Latrobe, ''Garden temple/milkhouse: plan and elevation'' (1798-99). Library of Congress, Washington, DC.
 
Image:0059.jpg|Latrobe, ''Garden temple/milkhouse: plan and elevation'' (1798-99). Library of Congress, Washington, DC.
 
Image:0060.jpg|Latrobe, "Taste. Anno 1620" (1799). The Virginia State Library, Richmond, VA.
 
Image:0060.jpg|Latrobe, "Taste. Anno 1620" (1799). The Virginia State Library, Richmond, VA.
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Image:0061.jpg|Latrobe, Studies of Trees (1799). The Virginia State Library, Richmond, VA.
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Image:0062.jpg|Latrobe, Studies of Trees (1798-99). The Virginia State Library, Richmond, VA.
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Image:0063.jpg|Latrobe, "Plan of the public Square in the city of New Orleans, as proposed to be improved . . ." [detail] (March 20, 1819). Department of Public Works, New Orleans, LA.
 
Image:0035.jpg|Latrobe, Plan of the Capitol Ground (1815). Library of Congress, Washington, DC.
 
Image:0035.jpg|Latrobe, Plan of the Capitol Ground (1815). Library of Congress, Washington, DC.
 
Image:0412.jpg|Latrobe, "Principal Story of a Military School," 1800. Library of Congress, Washington, DC.
 
Image:0412.jpg|Latrobe, "Principal Story of a Military School," 1800. Library of Congress, Washington, DC.

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Charles Willson Peale, Portrait of Benjamin Henry Latrobe (1804)

(May 1, 1764 – September 3, 1820)

Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benjamin_Latrobe

Architect of the Capitol website: http://www.aoc.gov/aoc/architects/latrobe.cfm/

University of Pennsylvania archives: http://www.archives.upenn.edu/people/1700s/latrobe_benj.html

Library of Congress: http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/95858242/


Associated Sites: Harper's Estate, Oakland, Place D'Armes (renamed Jackson Square), Sedgeley, United States Capitol, United States Navy Hospital and Asylum


Associated Terms: Ancient style, Basin, Canal, Clump, Column/Pillar, Flower Garden, French style, Gate/Gateway, Grove, Ha-Ha/Sunk fence, Landscape Gardening, Lawn, Mall, Obelisk, Parterre, Piazza/Veranda/Porch/Portico, Picturesque, Pleasure ground/Pleasure garden, Quarter, Square, Statue, Temple, Wood/Woods


Associated Texts:
Carter II, Edward C., John C. Van Horne, and Charles E. Brownell. Latrobe’s View of America, 1795-1820: Selections from the Watercolors and Sketches. New Haven and London: Yale University Press for the Maryland Historical Society, 1985. view on Zotero

Hamlin, Talbot. Benjamin Henry Latrobe. New York: Oxford University Press, 1955. view on Zotero

Latrobe, Benjamin Henry. Impressions Respecting New Orleans: Diaries and Sketches, 1818-1820. Edited by Samuel Wilson. New York: Columbia University Press, 1951. view on Zotero

———. The Journals of Benjamin Henry Latrobe, 1799-1820: From Philadelphia to New Orleans. Edited by Edward C. Carter II, John C. Van Horne, and Lee W. Formwalt. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1980. view on Zotero

———. The Virginia Journals of Benjamin Henry Latrobe, 1795-1798. Edited by Edward C. Carter II. 2 vols. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1977. view on Zotero


Associated Images

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History of Early American Landscape Design contributors, "Benjamin Henry Latrobe," History of Early American Landscape Design, , https://heald.nga.gov/mediawiki/index.php?title=Benjamin_Henry_Latrobe&oldid=1785 (accessed December 5, 2021).

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