Monday, June 22, 2009

Smithsonian's Archives of American Gardens - Burrwood

'Burrwood', the Walter Jennings estate in Lloyd Harbor, designed by Carrere and Hastings c. 1898 with landscaping by the Olmsted Brothers (1916-1938). All images are from the Garden Club of America Collection. Click the photo info for additional photos. (Click for info on above photo)

The object in the center is a sarcophagus turned into a garden fountain. (Info on above photo)


An Aesthete's Lament said...

Lovely garden furniture!

Anonymous said...

not a bad color job for who ever did them, but it would be cool if they were the original black and white
- kyle

Anonymous said...

Jennings had murals painted in his bedroom depicting The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

Above the fireplace he added an eighth -- "How I Made My Fortune."