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  • building; as a prospect towards the south or north. Ezek. xl.” Teschemacher, James E., November 1, 1835, “On Horticultural Architecture” (Horticultural Register
    57 KB (7,849 words) - 15:06, August 13, 2021
  • triangular plot of land created by intersecting roads (view text). In James E. Teschemacher’s 1835 report of a garden building, he describes a crescent-shaped
    54 KB (7,369 words) - 13:09, March 16, 2021
  • Rev. Manasseh Cutler, LL.D. (Athens: Ohio University Press, 1987), view on Zotero. Frederick Doveton Nichols and Ralph E. Griswold, Thomas Jefferson, Landscape
    108 KB (14,954 words) - 15:38, August 13, 2021
  • EM’INENCY, n. [L. eminentia, from eminens, emineo, to stand or show itself above; e and minor, to threaten, that is, to stand or push forward. . .] “1. Elevation
    30 KB (3,989 words) - 13:38, April 12, 2021
  • Rev. Manasseh Cutler, LL.D. (Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, 1987), view on Zotero. Frederick Doveton Nichols and Ralph E. Griswold, Thomas Jefferson
    31 KB (4,281 words) - 17:44, February 3, 2021
  • may be Chinese, Grecian, or in the taste of the Lantern of Demosthenes at Athens.” Jefferson, Thomas, April 1786, describing Hagley, property of Lord Wescot
    35 KB (4,959 words) - 10:16, February 18, 2021
  • principal street, commands a beautiful view of the river, the village of Athens opposite, the country beyond, and the towering Catskill mountains.” Hall
    21 KB (2,637 words) - 16:57, March 8, 2021
  • William Mumford, Clarke’s Hall & Dock Creek, c. 1844. F. F. Judd (artist), E. B. and E. C. Kellogg (lithographers), “Retreat for the Insane, Hartford, Connecticut
    146 KB (20,921 words) - 14:54, August 13, 2021
  • of the central walk, is a vase, rustic basket, or other ornamental object, e. The semi-circle, embraced within the arbor, is a space laid with regular beds
    49 KB (6,996 words) - 20:56, March 29, 2021
  • one story higher than common with a rich owner.” Moreau de Saint-Méry, M. L. E., May 25, 1794, describing the fences of houses in America (Roberts and Roberts
    105 KB (14,451 words) - 18:17, September 3, 2021
  • commercial nursery after her uncle’s death. —Lacey Baradel and Elizabeth Athens Bartram, John, March 14, 1756, in a letter to Alexander Garden (Berkeley
    42 KB (5,973 words) - 20:00, September 8, 2021
  • Sansom: Sense and Sensibility in the Age of the American Revolution, ed. Susan E. Klepp and Karin Wulf (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2010), view on Zotero
    21 KB (2,827 words) - 12:44, January 21, 2021
  • collection of aquatic plants.” Treatise writers and nurserymen such as James E. Teschemacher (1835), Robert Buist (1841), and Charles Wyllys Elliott (1848)
    60 KB (8,442 words) - 13:41, April 12, 2021
  • Fabric of Colonial South Carolina Life (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2013), 103–104, view on Zotero; Joyce E. Chaplin, An Anxious Pursuit: Agricultural
    15 KB (2,020 words) - 17:27, September 28, 2021
  • intersecting in the manner of a Greek cross (c); of a martyr’s cross (d); of a star (e); or of a cross patée, or duck’s foot (patée d’oye) (f).” [Fig. 14] Webster
    80 KB (11,541 words) - 13:25, April 12, 2021
  • Rev. Manasseh Cutler, LL.D. (Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, 1987), view on Zotero. Frederick Doveton Nichols and Ralph E. Griswold, Thomas Jefferson
    29 KB (3,841 words) - 13:35, March 29, 2021
  • c. 1844. Anonymous, Brother and Sister, c. 1845. F. F. Judd (artist), E. B. and E. C. Kellogg (lithographers), “Retreat for the Insane, Hartford, Connecticut
    81 KB (11,408 words) - 14:15, March 31, 2021
  • descriptions specified Doric (e.g., Centre Square in Philadelphia), Tuscan (e.g., The Woodlands near Philadelphia), or Corinthian (e.g., Ranlett’s design for
    41 KB (5,290 words) - 15:36, August 13, 2021
  • Fisher, The Vale, 1820–25. Anonymous, St. Joseph’s near Emmettsburg, c. 1825. E. Mound (attr.), Nomini Hall, pre-1850. Frederick Graff, Plan of Lemon Hill
    20 KB (2,747 words) - 13:08, March 16, 2021
  • summer (c): 4. Resting-places (d); and a centrical covered seat and retreat (e), which, being nearly equidistant from every point may be readily gained in
    67 KB (9,305 words) - 17:36, April 8, 2021

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