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Italian Garden, Maymont Park, Richmond, Virginia, circa 1931-1936

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Summary:Italian Garden, Maymont Park, Richmond, Virginia, circa 1931-1936. Message reads: "Hello Son. Daddy is having a fine time here. Wish you were here with me. Lots of fun. Am sending you a few things next wk. be a good boy. As ever yours, Daddy." Caption reads: "Maymont Park and Museum is a bequest of Major and Mrs. James H. Dooley, to the City of Richmond. It was formerly their private home. The park extends over ninety-five acres, through hill and dale. Five hundred varieties of shrubbery and plants many of them foreign, adorn the grounds. Rustic bridges, grottoes, bamboo fences, add to its rustic beauty. The Italian garden with its wealth of blooms is gorgeous in brilliant colors. The pagodas are real Japanese." Postmark date: August 7, 1936; Postcard number: 130586; Message included.
Provider:Richmond News Company
Tichnor Brothers, Inc.
Printing place:North America
United States of America
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: 1931-1940
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Richmond
Topical subjects: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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