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Bird's-eye perspective of the garden, The Hague, Hamilton, Mass., ca. 1915

AR001.USMA.0450.001.001 (RS213)

Description

This watercolor on paper bird's-eye perspective drawing shows the estate and garden of Alexander Cochrane, known as The Hague or The Farm, in Hamilton, Massachusetts. Arthur Shurcliff designed the garden. Cochrane was a chemical manufacturer and businessman. A wall surrounds the garden on two sides, and a picket fence encloses the garden on the side opposite the entrance to it from the house. A woman and child approach a fountain set into the garden wall.

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Details

Collection Name
General architectural and cartographic collection
Collection Code
AR001
Dates
ca. 1915
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1995
Physical Description
1 bird's eye perspective : watercolor on wove paper ; 15 x 20 1/2 inches
Inscriptions
P.O. Palstrom / 46 Cornhill / Boston. (handwritten)
Dimensions
15x 20 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Architectural and Cartographic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 000213
AccessID: 346
Other identifier: HNEDID-000213
GUSN
195032
Reference Code
AR001.USMA.0450.001.001

Record details

Variant Title
Alexander Cochrane Estate, at The Hague, Hamilton, Massachusetts, c. 1915
Originator
Shurcliff, Arthur Asahel, 1870-1957 (Landscape architect)
Descriptive Terms
farms
flower gardens
fountains
landscape architecture
paper (fiber product)
picket fences
watercolor (paint)
wove paper
Material Type
architectural drawings (visual works)
bird's-eye perspectives
Subjects
garden walls
Places
Hamilton (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
The Hague (Hamilton, Mass.)
Notes
Included in the Drawing Toward Home: Designs for Domestic Architecture from Historic New England exhibition.
Location Note
Architectural Drawings / Transparencies: Architectural Drawings, Original Art, Plot Plans

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