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    • Trinity School and grounds

    • Boarding schools--United States
    • This view of the grounds of Trinity School shows the extent of the operation. At its height, the facility included a gymnasium, barn, steam laundry, orchard, garden and vineyard on its ten acre site. James Starr Clark saw to it that the...
    • Sculpture at Opus 40

    • Sculpture, American--20th century--Exhibitions; Sculpture, American--New York (State)
    • A stone figure kneels on a pedestal. Initially, Harvey Fite conceived of the landscape work as an outdoor sculpture garden to display individual pieces. In the early fifties, however, the landscape emerged as the dominant artwork, and individual...
    • Mr. Matthews on trumpet with "Bronco" Charlie Miller

    • Photographs
    • William Henry Matthews plays the trumpet, center, while "Bronco" Charlie Miller listens, at left. Bungalow Hill. William Matthews' scrapbook notes: "Bronco Charley Miller's "saga of the saddle" began in the 1860s when he began riding the Pony...
    • Blithewood Swimming Pool

    • Swimming pools--New York (State)
    • In the spring 2005 issue of About Town magazine, Dorothy Crane writes about the 'pool by the falls': "The pool was an integral part of summer life at Bard for 20 years after the college acquired it. A green canopy of overhanging trees shaded the...
    • Bard Pool

    • Swimming pools--New York (State)
    • This postcard depicts another angle of the Blithewood pool. Acquired by Bard with the Blithewood estate in 1951, the college maintained the pool until the early 1970s. In the spring 2005 issue of About Town magazine, Dorothy Crane writes about the...
    • Aerial View of Blithewood

    • Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.)--Bard College; College buildings--New York (State); Gardens;
    • An aerial view of the east bank of the Hudson River. In the center of the image are the mansion and the garden of Blithewood estate, surrounded by forests and fields.
    • Entering the Blithewood Garden

    • Gardens;
    • Commissioned by Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Zabriskie in 1903, the firm of Hoppin and Koen created plans for the formal garden at Blithewood. In this picture, spring flowers are visible, and the Robert Bassler ('57) sculpture "Seclusion" graces the center...
    • Blithewood Garden

    • Gardens;
    • Taken soon after the transfer of the Blithewood Estate to Bard College in 1951, this photograph depicts the garden with the formal shrubbery intended in the original 1903 Hoppin & Koen plan commissioned by Mrs. Andrew C. Zabriskie.
    • "Seclusion"

    • Sculpture, American--20th century;
    • This photograph of a sculpture entitled "Seclusion" was taken by the artist, Robert Bassler, class of 1957, shortly after her installation in the fountain at Blithewood garden. The sculpture was created as part of his senior project, and at the...
    • Tea House in Dutch Garden, New City, N. Y.

    • Postcards; Tearooms; Correspondence; Gardens; Brickwork; Garden walls; Garden structures
    • Photo post card of Tea House in Dutch Garden, New City, N. Y. Mary Mowbray-Clark, owner of the Sunwise Turn Bookshop & art gallery missed appointment with local girl, Miss Gaunt
    • Sketch of Chester village lots

    • Maps; Villages
    • Undated sketch of Chester village lots by surveyor, Fred J. Knight, (Scale of 18 Chains to 1 inch). Parcels labeled: Cartter & Vail, Charles Smith, Isaac Banker, Mansion House, Milton Hulse, S. J. Banker. Garden and Main Streets noted.

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