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Andrew Jackson Downing

landscape architect

Andrew Jackson Downing, American landscape architect.

Background

Downing, Andrew Jackson was born on October 30, 1815 in Newburgh, New York, United States. Son of of Samuel Downing.

Career

Partner with brother in nursery, then became owner, 1838.

Works

  • Author: A Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening, Adapted to North America, 1841. The Fruits and Fruit Trees of America, 1845. Architecture of Country Houses, Including Designs for Cottages, Farmhouses, and Villas, 1850.

Connections

Married Caroline Elizabeth DeWitt, June 7, 1838.

spouse:
Caroline Elizabeth DeWitt