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Watersmeet

Object Details

sova.aag.gca_ref11225
GUID
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6dd148577-52e1-46d1-a90a-e8711c5bf9fc
General
Watersmeet is built on a part of the old Deer Park that belongs to the historic estate of Belle Meade. The estate entrance is an avenue of elms with a planting to the right of red cedars, cherry laurels, dogwoods and masses of shrubs. The avenue leads to a forecourt with a reflecting pool. The "Bluff Path" leads to the wildflower garden with naturalized daffodils, wild pink crabapples and azaleas. At the northeast terrace kurume azaleas and junipers are under a large pine. There a steps that go down to a picturesque spot "waters meet" where the sycamores grow large. The architect was A. Herbert Rodgers. the landscaping was done by Bryant Fleming.
Mount reads: "Reginald A. Malby & Co."
Historic plate caption: "[possible previous text obscured] light it should not be criticised by daylight."
Creator
Clements, C. Runcie
Landscape architect
Fleming, Bryant
Provenance
Corziner, Francis
Creator
Fort, Rufus
Perkins, James
Architect
Rodgers, A. Herbert
Fitch, James Marston
Photographer
Reginald A. Malby & Co.
Collection Creator
Garden Club of America
Place
Tennessee -- Nashville
United States of America -- Tennessee -- Davidson County -- Nashville
Topic
Walkways
Stepping stones
Creeks
Garden borders
Walls, stone
Flowering trees
Creator
Clements, C. Runcie
Landscape architect
Fleming, Bryant
Provenance
Corziner, Francis
Creator
Fort, Rufus
Perkins, James
Architect
Rodgers, A. Herbert
Fitch, James Marston
Photographer
Reginald A. Malby & Co.
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Sponsor
A project to describe images in this finding aid received Federal support from the Smithsonian Collections Care Initiative, administered by the National Collections Program.
Extent
1 Photograph (lantern slide, hand-colored, 3.25 x 4 in.)
Date
[between 1914 and 1949?]
Archival Repository
Archives of American Gardens
Identifier
AAG.GCA, Item TN002001
Type
Archival materials
Photographs
Lantern slides
Collection Citation
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Collection Rights
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Genre/Form
Lantern slides
Collection Restrictions
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
AAG.GCA_ref11225
Large EAD
AAG.GCA
AAG
Record ID
ebl-1643208220039-1643210187176-1
[Watersmeet]: [between 1914 and 1949?]
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