Brookgreen Gardens, S.C. : acoustiguide tour of the sculpture garden, 1971

Brookgreen Gardens, est. 1931
Botanical garden
Murrells Inlet, S.C.

Collection size: Sound recording 1 sound cassette

Collection Summary: An acoustiguide tour of Brookgreen Gardens in South Carolina narrated by A. Hyatt Mayor, the nephew of sculptor Anna Hyatt-Huntington, with an introduction by the director at that time, Gurdon Lucius Tarbox, Jr. Mayor discusses sculpture in the collection by numerous sculptors including Anna Hyatt-Huntington, Charles Rumsey, Daniel Chester French, and Augustus Saint-Gaudens. Excerpts from interviews with Anna Hyatt-Huntington are included in the recording.

Biographical/Historical Note: Sculpture garden, Murrells Inlet, S.C. Est. 1931 by Archer Huntington and his wife, sculptor Anna Hyatt-Huntington. The garden features the work of American figurative sculptors from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, as well as Southeastern flora and fauna.

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