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Downing, A(ndrew) J(ackson)locked

(b Newburgh, NY, Oct 31, 1815; d Hudson River, NY, July 28, 1852).
  • Arthur Channing Downs

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American writer, horticulturist, landscape gardener and architect. From the age of seven he was trained in the family nursery garden by his elder brother Charles Downing (1802–85), an experimental horticulturist. Before he was 15, Downing came under the influence of André Parmentier (...

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