:“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: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: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.
Image: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.
Image:0766.jpg|Anonymous, “The Battery, New York, By Moonlight,” in ''Illustrated London News'' (October 27, 1849): 277.
Image:0786.jpg|[[Frances Palmer]], “Italian Villa,” in William H. Ranlett, ''The Architect'' (1851), vol. 2, pl. 22, design XXXIII.
Image: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: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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