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George Washington's eye : landscape, architecture, and design at Mount Vernon / Joseph Manca.

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Author/Creator:
Manca, Joseph, 1956-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2012
Imprint:
Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012.
Format:
  • Book
  • ix, 297 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.), plans ; 26 cm.
Title Variation:
Landscape, architecture, and design at Mount Vernon
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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 my vine and fig tree : Biblical and classical perfection at Mount Vernon
  • Epilogue.
Contributor:
Washington, George, 1732-1799.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9781421404325
142140432X
9781421405612
142140561X

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