Entries tagged with "landscapes (representations)"

Landscape architectural historian at Dumbarton Oaks, 1972-1988. Blair was raised in Colorado Springs, CO. She earned her B.A. from Vassar College in 1946 and an M.A. from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. She married Gregory MacDougall, changing her name at that time (later divorced). Living in Boston during the 1960s and early 1970s, she served on the Cambridge Historical Commission, co-authoring volume two of the Cambridge Architectural Survey. She was later appointed chair of the newly formed Boston Landmarks Commission. In 1970 she earned her Ph.D.

German noble interested in garden design; wrote the first book to alert the German reading public of the art treasures in England. Pückler-Muskau served in the army at Dresden, before traveling in France and Italy. He inherited the barony of Muskau and its fortunes upon the death of his father in 1811. He married the Grafin von Pappenheim, daughter of Prince von Hardenberg. His service in the wars of liberation from Napoleon were rewarded in a military and civil governorship of Bruges. He retired from the army at the war's conclusion, traveling in England for nearly a year.

Garden and landscape architecture historian; assistant at the Sir John Soane Museum under John Newenham Summerson. Stroud's father abandoned her mother when Stroud was two years old. Though Stroud received an solid grade school education in Eastbourne and then in Edgbaston, Birmingham, though she could not afford college. She trained as a typist and joined the staff of Country Life magazine in 1930 initially in the book department, but soon transferring to the editorial department.