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Images

The images below represent a small selection of Press Room images available for the news media. Please submit an Image Request for additional photos.

 

Celebration Garden

Celebration Garden - At the southernmost end of the Steven S. Koblik Education and Visitor Center, terraced beds of colorful seasonal blooms and a stone-lined hot ice runnel provide an elegant transition to the historic heart of the estate. Photo by Martha Benedict. © The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.

 


Garden Court

Rose Hills Foundation Garden Court - A focal point of the complex with its distinctive 36-foot-high glass dome, the Garden Court serves as an attractive setting for events as well as an indoor/outdoor lobby for Rothenberg Hall. Photo by Tim Street-Porter. © The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.

 


North Vista

North Vista - The North Vista, flanked by 18th-century statues. Oaks, camellias, and towering columns of palms form a backdrop. © The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.

 


Japanese Garden

Japanese Garden - Created in 1912, the Japanese Garden features a pond spanned by a moon bridge, a traditional Japanese house and ceremonial teahouse, bonsai courts, a Zen garden, and trellises of wisteria that bloom in early spring. © The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.

 


Huntington Art Gallery

Huntington Art Gallery - The Huntington Art Gallery, originally the residence of the founder. © The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.

 


Thornton Portrait Gallery

Thornton Portrait Gallery - Now called the Thornton Portrait Gallery, the 2,900-sq. ft. hall was added in 1934 for displaying the Huntingtons' Grand Manner portraits. © The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.

 


Blue Boy

Blue Boy - The Blue Boy by Thomas Gainsborough, ca. 1770. © The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.

 


Virgin and Child

Virgin and Child - Virgin and Child by Rogier van der Weyden, ca. 1460. © The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.

 


Chaucer

Chaucer - The Ellesmere Manuscript of Geoffrey Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales, ca.1410. Shown is the introduction to “The Knight’s Tale.” © The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens. 

 


Gutenberg Bible

Gutenberg Bible - The Gutenberg Bible, 1455. © The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.

 


Beautiful Science - Medicine

Beautiful Science - The 2,800-square-foot Dibner Hall of the History of Science comes as a result of the marriage of The Huntington’s history of science materials with the Burndy Library, a 67,000-volume collection of rare books and manuscripts donated to The Huntington in 2006 by the Dibner family. © The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.

 


Library

Library - Exterior of the Library Exhibition Hall. © The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.

 


Desert Garden

Desert Garden - The Desert Garden, established in 1907, is one of the largest and oldest assemblages of cacti and other succulents in the world. This 10-acre garden features more than 4,000 species of succulents and desert plants in 60 landscaped beds. © The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.

 


Chinese Garden

Chinese Garden - The 3.5-acre Chinese Garden, the Garden of Flowing Fragrance, or Liu Fang Yuan, reflects the traditional style of scholar gardens in Suzhou, China, and features a lake, a complex of pavilions and bridges, a teahouse, and a landscape showcasing native Chinese plants among native oaks, redwoods, and pines. © The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.

 


Conservatory

Conservatory - The Rose Hills Foundation Conservatory for Botanical Science, an interactive science education center with hands-on exhibits, and an indoor display space for tropical plants. © The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.

 


Children's Garden

Children's Garden - Designed by California kinetic artist Ned Kahn, the Children’s Garden introduces youngsters to the wonders of the natural world with interactive sculptural elements based on the themes of earth, air, light, and water. © The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.

 


Rose Garden

Rose Garden - More than 1,200 different varieties of roses can be seen in the Rose Garden. © The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.

 


Free Floating Clouds

Free Floating Clouds - Samuel L. Francis, Free Floating Clouds, 1980. © 2009 Samuel L. Francis Foundation, California/Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY.

 


Virginia Steele Scott Galleries

Virginia Steele Scott Galleries - Utilizing more than 16,000 square feet of display space, the Virginia Steele Scott Galleries of American Art are one of the largest presentations in California of American art from the colonial period through the mid- 20th century. © The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.

 


Tea Room

Tea Room - Overlooking three acres of roses, the Rose Garden Tea Room is the perfect setting for a memorable repast. Visitors may enjoy a traditional English tea complete with finger sandwiches, scones, imported cheeses, fresh fruits, specialty petite desserts and more. © The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.

 


Henry Huntington

Henry Huntington - Henry Edwards Huntington, 1907. © The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.

 


Arabella Huntington

Arabella Huntington - Arabella Huntington, ca. 1905. © The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.

 

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