Silent City on a Hill: Picturesque Landscapes of Memory and Bostons Mount Auburn Cemetery Blanche M.G. Linden

ISBN: 9781558495715

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Silent City on a Hill: Picturesque Landscapes of Memory and Bostons Mount Auburn Cemetery  by  Blanche M.G. Linden

Silent City on a Hill: Picturesque Landscapes of Memory and Bostons Mount Auburn Cemetery by Blanche M.G. Linden
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Originally published in 1989, this book offers an insightful inquiry into the intellectual and cultural origins of Mount Auburn Cemetery, the first landscape in the United States to be designed in the picturesque style. Inspired by developments inMoreOriginally published in 1989, this book offers an insightful inquiry into the intellectual and cultural origins of Mount Auburn Cemetery, the first landscape in the United States to be designed in the picturesque style. Inspired by developments in England and France, and founded in 1831, Mount Auburn became the prototype for the rural cemetery movement and was an important precursor of many of Americas public parks, beginning with New York Citys Central Park.

This new edition has been completely redesigned in a larger formet, with new photographs and a new epilogue that carries the story forward into the twentieth century.



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