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Andrew Jackson Downing engraving
Description: Frontispiece portrait of A.J. Downing from "A Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening; Adapted to North America; with a View to the Improvement of Country Residences, with Remarks on Rural Architecture" by A.J. Downing. Andrew Jackson Downing (1815 - 1852) was one of the most important pre-Civil War designers and writers in America. He began his career as a landscaper and founded the magazine "The Horticulturist," which he used to promote scientific agriculture. As an architect, he designed buildings that mixed romantic architecture with the pastoral, picturesque architecture of the English countryside. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL04842
Subjects: Landscape architects; Ohio Economy--Agriculture; Authors, American--Ohio
Places: New York