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
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1^! I I ;i i i i ! garden <^ENCES LANTERNS. Plate VII gives the different types of garden-lanterns.Every Japanese garden must have a stone lantern. They addgreatly to the composition of the garden in connection withrock-work, shrubs, trees, fences and water-basin. In introducingstone lanterns, however, strict principles of harmony, both insize and form, must be observed, otherwise it would be detri-mental to the effect of the garden itself. They are generallylocated at the foot of a hill, on an island, on the bank ofa lake, by a well or a water-basin. The use of the lantern 153 Japanese Landscape Gardening
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GARDEN GATEWAYS is not to give light, as might be supposed, but it serves onlyas an architectural ornament. 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
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