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The Architecture and Landscape Gardening of the Expostion
Louis Christian Mullgardt
No preview available - 2015
Administration Avenue arcade architect ARCHITECTURE and LANDSCAPE ARTS LAGUNA attic Avenue of Palms Banfield baths of Caracalla beauty blue California Building Carrere and Hastings charm classic colonnade color Corinthian columns cornice Court of Ages Court of Flowers Court of Palms cypress decorative treatment designed dignity doorways east effect Esplanade Exposition Festival Hall flanked Food Products fountain Four Seasons Four Seasons—The frieze grace green Half Dome half-dome Henry Bacon Italian Towers Jesse LANDSCAPE GARDENING Louis Christian Mullgardt main group main portal Marina Mead and White Monterey cypress niches ornament Palace of Education Palace of Food Palace of Horticulture Palace of Liberal Palace of Varied panel Pavilion PERISTYLE Phantom Kingdoms pilasters pink planting repre Rising Sun Roman rotunda San Francisco sculptured figures sculptured groups Setting Sun shrubs side Sienna marble south facade South Gardens symbolism Tower of Jewels travertine trees Varied Industries vistas W. B. Faville Willis Polk Zenis Newton
Page 116 - Facing west from California's shores, Inquiring, tireless, seeking what is yet unfound, I, a child, very old, over waves, towards the house of maternity, the land of migrations, look afar, Look off the shores of my Western sea, the circle almost circled; For starting westward from Hindustan, from the vales of Kashmere, From Asia, from the north, from the God, the sage, and the hero, From the south, from the flowery peninsulas and the spice islands, Long having...
Page 114 - I therefore repeat, that it is absolutely indispensable for the United States to effect a passage from the Mexican Gulf to the Pacific Ocean ; and I am certain that they will do it.
Page 118 - The moon sinks yonder in the west, While, in the east, the glorious sun Behind the herald dawn appears. Thus rise and set in constant change those shining orbs And regulate the very life of this our world.
Page 134 - For lasting happiness we turn our eyes to one alone, And she surrounds you now. Great nature, refuge of the weary heart, and only balm to breasts that have been bruised. She hath cool hands for every fevered brow And gentlest silence for the troubled soul.
Page 174 - To make a Fine Arts composition that will fit this modified melancholy, we must use those forms in architecture and gardening that will affect the emotions in such a way as to produce on the individual the same modified sadness as the galleries do.
Page 120 - THE BALMY AIR DIFFUSES HEALTH AND FRAGRANCE— SO TEMPERED IS THE GENIAL GLOW THAT WE KNOW NEITHER HEAT NOR COLD— TULIPS AND HYACINTHS ABOUND— FOSTERED BY A DELICIOUS CLIME THE EARTH BLOOMS LIKE A GARDEN.— FIRDAUSI (The national poet of Persia).
Page 44 - The entire length of its oval is encircled by a colonnade, pierced by three deep portals which are identical in treatment and which are especially fine examples of the Roman arch. Their dignity is enhanced by the Italian cypresses which flank them on either side. The portals open respectively into the Palace of Education on the west, the Palace of Liberal Arts on the east and the Court of the Four Seasons on the north. The colonnade is bordered by massive Ionic columns of smoked ivory, which in the...