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Japanese Garden in Maymont Park, Richmond, Virginia, circa 1915-1930

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Summary:Japanese Garden in Maymont Park, Richmond, Virginia, circa 1915-1930. Caption reads: "Japanese Garden in Maymont Park, Richmond, Va. Mr. and Mrs. Jas. H. Dooley, who gave beautiful Maymont, formerly their home, to the city as a park, imported several Japanese landscape artists to plan and work out this beautiful section of the park known as the Japanese Garden. It covers a wide area, near the flowing James. Several miniature lakes, islands, grottoes, pergolas and many beautiful specimens of evergreens and blooming shrubs help to make a most charming picture. From the top of the overlooking hills it is a veritable fairy land at any season of the year." Postcard number: 62779-C, 105X.
Provider:Southern Bargain House
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Virginia
Place of origin – Settlement:Richmond
Temporal subject: 1911-1920
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Richmond
Topical subjects:Japanese gardens
Maymont (Richmond, Va. : Dwelling)
ArchivesUM location:Institute of American Deltiology Postcard Collection
  • series Virginia
  • box 11
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:Unknown
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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