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Huntington Library and Gardens

All photographs taken by Kenneth A. Larson. All rights reserved. © 2003 - 2017.


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Entry.
The lawn south of the Library, in preparation of a summer concert.


Library.

One of the Summer in the Gardens Concert Series - this time, Chinese. July 2008.



Restoration to the Huntington Art Galley.




In the early 21st Century, this wing was added to the Scott Gallery.

Craftsman Room.

The Boone Galley was the former Chauffeur's quarters.
Rose Garden.

Conservatory


South facade of Conservatory.



South facade of Conservatory.

Top of Conservatory.











Conservatory






Pond northwest of the Huntington Art Gallery.

Orange flowers near the entrance.



Fountian , North Vista Lawn.


Sculpture of Hermes.


A new and old tree support.


Pine tree.


Japanese Garden







Japanese Garden



Cactus Garden










Cactus Garden

Chinese Garden

The first phase of the new Chinese Garden opened in 2008, with three other gardens planned, each representing one of the four seasons. It is important to select the right name for a Chinese garden and after long consideration, the garden was named Liu Fang Yuan or "Garden of Flowing Fragrance." The Huntington brought artisans from China to make this garden as authentic as possible inspired by the tradition of private gardens for scholarly pursuits and includes unusually shaped rocks from China's Lake Tai. The garden was designed to respect the site by locating the lake in a natural low spot and existing trees were kept when possible and is located in an area of the gardens not previously open to the public. Harmony is created with eternal rocks and ever-changing water. The structures in the garden include a tea house, viewing pavilions, and bridges, all in authentic Chinese style.












Bridge.


Bridge.


Bridge.















These stones were imported from China.
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