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[ohm-stid, -sted]
  1. Frederick Law,1822–1903, U.S. landscape architect.
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Historical Examples of olmsted

  • Olmsted gives a price list which was handed him by a dealer; that was in 1853.

    The Soul of John Brown

    Stephen Graham

  • Olmsted describes him as "clumsy, awkward, gross, elephantine in all his expressions and demeanor."

  • Olmsted and Helper were both sources of proof that slavery was bringing the South to financial ruin.

  • But its establishment was at once perceived to be fatal to the "cosmical cloud" hypothesis of Olmsted.

  • In 1853 Olmsted made a famous journey through the seaboard States, holding up his mirror to the life of the South in slavery days.