Diplomatic Gardens of Washington, Hardback Book

Diplomatic Gardens of Washington Hardback

Edited by Giles Kelly

Description

Take an exclusive look behind the embassy walls of Washington, DC, and, through 168 color images, enjoy the gardens found there.

Learn the history of the ambassadorial residences and how it has influenced each of their gardens.

Included are the residences at the embassies of Australia, Great Britain, Denmark, the European Union, France, Germany, Apostolic Nunciature of the Holy See, Italy, South Korea, the Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden.

Revel in their beauty and read the story behind these breathtaking views, rarely open to the public.

Learn the names of important trees and plants at each site.

The reader will discover the grandeur of the British garden, be transported by the oriental style of the Korean garden, and appreciate the modesty of the Danish garden.

These gardens provide a lovely setting for entertaining and a place for personal privacy for the ambassadors and their families.

This book is perfect for garden lovers, history buffs, horticulturalists, and everyone interested in the sights of our nations capital.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 128 pages, 168 color images
  • Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: History of the Americas
  • ISBN: 9780764339783

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