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The Resource Evergreen : the Garrett family, collectors and connoisseurs, James Archer Abbott, Earle A. Havens, Bodil Ottesen, and Susan G. Tripp

Evergreen : the Garrett family, collectors and connoisseurs, James Archer Abbott, Earle A. Havens, Bodil Ottesen, and Susan G. Tripp

Label
Evergreen : the Garrett family, collectors and connoisseurs
Title
Evergreen
Title remainder
the Garrett family, collectors and connoisseurs
Statement of responsibility
James Archer Abbott, Earle A. Havens, Bodil Ottesen, and Susan G. Tripp
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Evergreen--the long-time home of the Garrett family in north Baltimore--offers a preeminent example of antebellum-American Italianate architecture. It also houses a remarkably diverse collection of over 50,000 objects, including paintings, furniture, sculpture, ceramics, and rare books. Acquired by two generations of the prominent Garrett family, self-described "collectors by instinct and by education," the assemblage of fine and decorative arts is remarkable in scope and inventiveness. Now part of the Johns Hopkins University, the mansion endures as a rare visual encyclopedia, representative of nearly all major architectural and design movements indicative of America's transition from a predominantly agrarian society to a world industrial power. This meticulously researched and handsomely illustrated volume honors the distinct and richly layered collections that characterize Evergreen. The book opens with a history of the philanthropic family itself, which helped run the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad and develop many of the Monument City's most important civic and cultural institutions. Tracing their evolution as collectors and philanthropists, the book charts the family's artistic tastes and aesthetic sensibilities from the Gilded Age to the World Wars while also describing the physical landscape and architecture of Evergreen. A celebration of one of Baltimore's grandest nineteenth-century mansions, Evergreen reveals fascinating life stories through the richly preserved family archive and the historical context that remains through Evergreen's evolving architectural spaces and growing collections. This volume will appeal to art collectors and lovers of historic houses, museums, and libraries"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Evergreen (Johns Hopkins University)
Dewey number
720.9752/6
Index
index present
LC call number
N5220.G28
LC item number
E94 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1963-
  • 1971-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Abbott, James A.
  • Havens, Earle
  • Tripp, Susan G.
  • Ottesen, Bodil Bang
  • Sheridan Libraries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Garrett family
  • Garrett family
  • Evergreen House (Baltimore, Md.)
  • Collectors and collecting
  • Architecture, Domestic
  • Baltimore (Md.)
  • Garrett family
  • Evergreen House (Baltimore, Md.)
  • ARCHITECTURE
  • HISTORY
  • ART
  • Architecture, Domestic
  • Art
  • Buildings
  • Collectors and collecting
  • Libraries
  • Maryland
Label
Evergreen : the Garrett family, collectors and connoisseurs, James Archer Abbott, Earle A. Havens, Bodil Ottesen, and Susan G. Tripp
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Evergreen : A History / James Archer Abbott -- The Garrett Collection of Chinese and Japanese Art / Susan G. Tripp -- The Decorative Arts Collection : A Cross-Section / James Archer Abbott -- Contemporary and Cosmopolitan : The Evergreen Collection of Twentieth-Century Art / Bodil Ottesen -- "A Memorial to My Family" : The John Work Garrett Library of Rare Books and Manuscripts / Earle A. Havens, with Abigail Sia '15 -- Afterword / Winston Tabb
Control code
MSTDDAPRINT961409944
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9781421421698
Lccn
2017000798
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Evergreen : the Garrett family, collectors and connoisseurs, James Archer Abbott, Earle A. Havens, Bodil Ottesen, and Susan G. Tripp
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Evergreen : A History / James Archer Abbott -- The Garrett Collection of Chinese and Japanese Art / Susan G. Tripp -- The Decorative Arts Collection : A Cross-Section / James Archer Abbott -- Contemporary and Cosmopolitan : The Evergreen Collection of Twentieth-Century Art / Bodil Ottesen -- "A Memorial to My Family" : The John Work Garrett Library of Rare Books and Manuscripts / Earle A. Havens, with Abigail Sia '15 -- Afterword / Winston Tabb
Control code
MSTDDAPRINT961409944
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9781421421698
Lccn
2017000798
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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