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

Brookgreen Gardens


Collection Information

Size: Sound recording: 1 Sound cassette

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.


Provenance unknown.

Language Note

English .

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Restrictions on Access

Untranscribed; use requires an appointment.

How to Cite This Collection

Brookgreen Gardens, S.C. : acoustiguide tour of the sculpture garden, 1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.