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Frederick Law Olmsted

Author: T W TimreckMetropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)T.W. Timreck Productions.WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)Home Vision (Firm)All authors
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Home Vision ; [Wilmette, Ill.] : Distributed by Public Media Inc., ©1990.
Series: Metropolitan Museum of Art home video collection.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This film documents the creation of Olmsted's first major work, New York City's Central Park in 1858. The project was fraught with obstacles--political, financial, and topographical--yet the completed park serves as a testament to Olmsted's unique and pioneering vision-- (from container).
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Frederick Law Olmsted; Frederick Law Olmsted; Frederick Law Olmsted
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: T W Timreck; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.); T.W. Timreck Productions.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); Home Vision (Firm); Public Media Incorporated (Wilmette, Ill.)
OCLC Number: 26832100
Credits: Executive producers, Karl Katzand, Amie Knox.
Performer(s): David Stathaim, Richard Hamilton, Daniel Gerroll.
Description: 1 videocassette (58 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Metropolitan Museum of Art home video collection.
Other Titles: Frederick Law Olmsted and the public park in America
Responsibility: Metropolitan Museum of Art and T.W. Timreck in association with WGBH/Boston ; produced and directed by T.W. Timreck ; written by James Lawson and Charles Beveridge.

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This film documents the creation of Olmsted's first major work, New York City's Central Park in 1858. The project was fraught with obstacles--political, financial, and topographical--yet the completed park serves as a testament to Olmsted's unique and pioneering vision-- (from container).

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