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Gilded Age House & Garden Movement

Annette Hoyt Flanders, Landscape Architect
Biography from the Annette Hoyt Flanders Papers, Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College, Northampton, MA
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Annette Hoyt Flanders, Landscape Architect - Morven Gardens, Univ. of Virginia
Details of the garden restoration by Annette Hoyt Flanders
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Beatrix Jones Farrand, Landscape Architect - Images of Work
From the Library of Congress American Memory Collection, images of B.J.F. landscapes including two of the Straight Estate in Old Westbury, Long Island, NY
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Beatrix Jones Farrand, Landscape Architect- The Edith Wharton Connection
Through her prominent cousin, writer Edith Wharton, Beatrix Jones Farrand gained access to the rich and famous of the Guilded Age.
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Ellen Biddle Shipman, Landscape Architect
Article written by Judith B. Tankard,author and editor of the Journal of New England Garden History Society, and lecturer at Radcliffe College and Arnold Arboretum.
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Ellen Biddle Shipman, Landscape Architect - Images of Gardens
From the Library of Congress American Memory Collection, images of landscape design projects of E.B.S. including the estate of Samuel A. Salvage of Glen Head, NY
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Garden Gate
Advice on recreating a Victorian garden.
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Gardens of Ellen Biddle Shipman
While Ellen Biddle Shipman designed many Long Island estate gardens during the early 20th century, few exist today. This website provides enduring examples of her style in gardens located in Texas, North Carolina, Louisiana and Ohio.
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Oxford Companion to the Garden - Beatrix Jones Farrand
Brief personal and professional biography
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Victorian Gardening
Basic information about the flowers in a Victorian garden. Links to articles about Victorian gardening.
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Winterther Garden
A very exacting description of this masterpiece of Marian Coffin Conger.
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Women and Landscape Design
Materials and essays from the 1996 Conference "Women & Landscape Design: The Relationship Between Women and the Land 1876 1996."
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