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Judith B. Tankard

journal editor, NE Garden History Society

Judith B. Tankard is a landscape historian, author, and preservation consultant. She received an M.A. in art history from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, and has taught at the Landscape Institute, Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, since 1987. In 2000, she was awarded a Gold Medal by the Massachusetts Horticultural Society for her role in the advancement of historic New England gardens. She is the author or co-author of seven illustrated books on landscape history, including her most recent publications, *Beatrix Farrand: Private Gardens*, *Public Landscapes and Gardens of the Arts and Crafts Movement: Imagination and Reality.* *A Place of Beauty: The Artists and Gardens of the Cornish Colony* won a Quill and Trowel Award from the Garden Writers Association in 2001 and *The Gardens of Ellen Biddle Shipman* was recipient of a 1998 book award from the American Horticultural Society. Judith's articles and book reviews have been published in *Antiques*, *Apollo*, *Arnoldia*, *Country Life*, *Horticulture*, *Hortus*, *Landscape Architecture*, *Old-House Interiors*, *Old-House Journal*, *Pacific Horticulture*, and other publications, and for ten years she served as editor of *the Journal of the New England Garden History Society*. She is currently publications editor of *the Beatrix Farrand Society*.