Downing, A. J. (Andrew Jackson), 1815-1852

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1815-10-30
Death 1852-07-28
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

American horticulturist and landscape architect.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Newburgh, N.Y., to James Arnold, 1844 Apr. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270526124

Landscape architect, horticulturalist, and writer.

From the description of Papers, 1830-1850. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 122583167

Andrew Jackson Downing (1815-1852) of Newburgh (N.Y.). Architect, gardener, author and nursery owner. A. J. Downing was in many respects the founder of the American school of landscape architecture and design. Downing died at age 36 in an explosion of the steamship "Henry Clay."

From the description of Letter to Miss Garrettson, 1838 Sept. 19. (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 259368594

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Subjects:

  • Horticulturists
  • Parks--Planning--Maps
  • Stoves
  • Horticultural exhibitions
  • Landscape architects
  • Landscape architects--Correspondence
  • Landscape architecture

Occupations:

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Places:

  • Ellipse, The (Washington, D.C.) (as recorded)
  • White House (Washington, D.C.) (as recorded)
  • Federal Triangle (Washington, D.C.) (as recorded)
  • Washington (D.C.) (as recorded)
  • Washington Canal (Washington, D.C.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Mall, The (Washington, D.C.) (as recorded)
  • New York (as recorded)