A Project of the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, National Gallery of Art
History of Early American Landscape Design
HEALD will be upgrading in spring 2021. New features and content will be available this summer. Thank you for your patience!

Timothy Dwight

[http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/research/casva/research-projects.html A Project of the National Gallery of Art, Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts ]
Revision as of 16:42, 28 July 2014 by R-Asleson (talk | contribs) (Texts)

Texts

"The field was then divided into parallelograms, handsomely railed, and separated by alleys of sufficient breadth to permit carriages to pass each other. The whole field . . . was distributed into family burying places. . . . Each family burying-ground is thirty-two feet in length, and eighteen in breadth: and against each an opening is made to admit a funeral procession. At the divisions between the lots trees are set out in the alleys: and the name of each proprietor is marked on the railing."

Terms

Alley
  1. Dwight, Timothy. Travels in New England and New York. 4 vols. New Haven, Conn.: T. Dwight, 1821. Travels in New England and New York. 4 vols. New Haven, Conn.: T. Dwight. [1]
A Project of the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts

National Gallery of Art, Washington