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George Washington's eye : landscape, architecture, and design at Mount Vernon
Joseph Manca.
Design Library Call Number
  Stacks NA737 .W37 M36 2012 (Browse Shelf) Available
Other Titles
  • Landscape, architecture, and design at Mount Vernon
Other Authors
  • ISBN: 9781421404325 (hardcover. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781421405612 (electronic)
  • ISBN: 142140432X (hardcover. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 142140561X (electronic)
  • OCLC Number: 759772062
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents

George Washington : morality and the crafting of self -- The mansion house at Mount Vernon and other architectural designs -- George Washington's portico -- Washington as gardener : creating the landscape -- Mount Vernon and British gardening -- Prospects, pictures, and the picturesque -- Washington as artist, critic, patron, and collector -- Under his vine and fig-tree : biblical and classical perfection at Mount Vernon -- Epilogue.