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Burials in Montrepose Cemetery - Calvert Vaux, Arthur Sherwood Flemming, Jervis McEntee, Thomas C. Cornell, James Girard Lindsley (Paperback) Loot Price: R275
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Burials in Montrepose Cemetery - Calvert Vaux, Arthur Sherwood Flemming, Jervis McEntee, Thomas C. Cornell, James Girard Lindsley (Paperback)

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Calvert Vaux, Arthur Sherwood Flemming, Jervis Mcentee, Thomas C. Cornell, James Girard Lindsley, Montrepose Cemetery, Anton Otto Fischer. Not illustrated. Excerpt: Calvert Vaux (December 20, 1824 November 19, 1895), was an architect and landscape designer. He is best remembered as the co-designer (with Frederick Law Olmsted), of New York's Central Park. Little is known about Vaux's childhood and upbringing. He was born in London in 1824, and his father was a doctor. Due to this social standing, his father was able to provide a comfortable income for his family. Vaux (rhymes with hawks) attended a private primary school until the age of nine. He then trained as an apprentice under London architect Lewis Nockalls Cottingham. Cottingham was a leader of the Gothic Revival movement. He trained Vaux until the age of twenty-six, and as a result, Vaux became a very skilled draftsman. In 1851, Vaux exhibited in London a collection of landscape watercolors made on a tour to the Continent, and it was this gallery that captured the attention of the American landscape designer and writer Andrew Jackson Downing. Downing had traveled to London in search of an architect that would complement his vision of what a landscape should be. Downing believed that architecture should be visually integrated into the surrounding landscape, and he wanted to work with someone who had as deep an appreciation of art as he did. Vaux readily accepted the job and moved to the United States. Downing and Vaux worked together for two years, and during those two years, he made Vaux a partner. Together they designed many significant projects, such as the grounds in the White House and the Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C. Vauxs work on the Smithsonian inspired an article... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=798876

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: June 2010
First published: June 2010
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 30
ISBN-13: 978-1-158-24872-8
Barcode: 9781158248728
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-158-24872-5

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