Title: European and Japanese gardens; papers read before the American Institute of Architects ..
Year: 1902 (1900s)
Authors: Brown, Glenn, 1854-1932 Hamlin, A. D. F. (Alfred Dwight Foster), 1855-1926 Sturgis, R. Clipston (Richard Clipston), 1860-1951 Howard, John Galen, 1864-1931 Honda, Kinkichiro, 1850-1921
Subjects: Gardens Gardens
Publisher: Philadelphia, H.T. Coates & Co.
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation
Click here to view book online to see this illustration in context in a browseable online version of this book.
Text Appearing Before Image:
nament. True, sometimes the lantern islighted, but it is generally in a very limited extent. Whenthe lantern is situated along the lake or by a stream, it isgenerally lighted, to produce a fine effect against the water. WATER-BASINS. Plate VIII represents different styles of water-basins andstone lanterns, not mentioned elsewhere. The proper use of awater-basin, is for washing the hands; and it is thereforeplaced near the veranda of a house; but water-basins, with otheraccessories, such as lanterns, bridges, etc., are designed tobe an attraction in a garden, and when placed beside orna-mental hedges or concealed by foliage are very pleasing ineffect. garden fences. Plate IX gives different types of hedges and bamboo screenssuch as are used in the garden. Sometimes they serve as theboundary of the garden ; on other occasions they serve toshelter obstacles, while in other cases they only serve as or-naments. They are arranged along water-basins, and are 154 European and Japanese Gardens
Text Appearing After Image:
■^l fsf f^Jf f -frgg/1, -_ w^ t
Note About Images
Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability – coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.
Tagged: , bookid:europeanjapanese01brow , bookyear:1902 , bookdecade:1900 , bookcentury:1900 , bookauthor:Brown__Glenn__1854_1932 , bookauthor:Hamlin__A__D__F___Alfred_Dwight_Foster___1855_1926 , bookauthor:Sturgis__R__Clipston__Richard_Clipston___1860_1951 , bookauthor:Howard__John_Galen__1864_1931 , bookauthor:Honda__Kinkichiro__1850_1921 , booksubject:Gardens , bookpublisher:Philadelphia__H_T__Coates___Co_ , bookcontributor:The_Library_of_Congress , booksponsor:Sloan_Foundation , bookleafnumber:168 , bookcollection:library_of_congress , bookcollection:biodiversity , bookcollection:fedlink , BHL Collection , BHL Consortium