CDR-1108: SR-Set: Gardens and Landscape Architecture

From informally exuberant cottage gardens to geometrically clipped formal gardens these images depict plans, sculpture and other garden ornament, fountains, ponds, allées, specimen plants, etc. Depicted in photographs, paintings, manuscripts, and tapestries are views of the Garden of Eden, Egyptian settings, medieval Hortus Conclusus, formal Renaissance gardens, Islamic gardens of the Alhambra, eighteenth century landscape gardens, and contemporary gardens of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Historic sites include the aptly named Lingering Garden in China, the elegant kitchen gardens at Villandry in France, André Le Nôtre’s royal vistas at Versailles, and Frederick Law Olmsted’s magnificent Central Park, New York