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Faulkner Farm: House & Garden, August 1901

 
Accession number AR.EP.MG.0654
Creator
Places
Brookline (Massachusetts [United States])
Massachusetts (United States)
United States
Date
1901
Work types
magazine

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House & Garden / August, 1901. Vol. I. No. 3.
A Magazine devoted to Architecture Gardens and Decoration.

[0] The garden from the casino [photo]

[1] Faulkner Farm, Brookline, Massachusetts.
Designed by Charles A. Platt.

To copy is sufficiently easy, a well-trained eye and a cunning hand are all that one needs: to create, to express a living quality in terms that are adequate and beautiful and through means that are at the same time sanctioned by the past and justified by the present, is a very different matter. When we first awoke from the unquiet dreams of the sweetly picturesque in landscape gardening and became conscious  of the fact that there was something in the art besides vermicular paths and rockeries, turning so to the half-forgotten old gardens of Italy and England for hints of the better way, there was danger at first that we should content ourselves with mere reproductions of works of art, perfect in their places, but exotic when rudely transplanted to a newer soil....

[2] The lower terrace [photo]

[3] The flower garden [photo]

[11] Written by Ralph Adams Cram.

Collection

Ephemera Collection
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Archives, 054.SUZ.02.PCbox.097
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, DC
Accession number AR.EP.MG.0654
Creator
Places
Brookline (Massachusetts [United States])
Massachusetts (United States)
United States
Date
1901
Work types
magazine

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