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Demonstration garden, Bryant Park, 42nd Street and Fifth Avenue, New York, New York. (LOC) | by The Library of Congress
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Demonstration garden, Bryant Park, 42nd Street and Fifth Avenue, New York, New York. (LOC)

Johnston, Frances Benjamin,, 1864-1952,, photographer.

 

[Demonstration garden, Bryant Park, 42nd Street and Fifth Avenue, New York, New York. Visitors studying gardening notices]

 

[1918 August]

 

1 photograph : glass lantern slide, hand-colored ; 3.25 x 4 in.

 

Notes:

Site History. Today: Bryant Park extant.

Slide for lecturing on city and suburban gardens.

Title, date, and subject information provided by Sam Watters, 2011.

Photo shows Bryant Park with New York Public Library; two boys, one on roller skates, and a man reading the notices. Garden is a project by the National War Garden Commission, 1918.

Forms part of: Garden and historic house lecture series in the Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

Published in Gardens for a Beautiful America / Sam Watters. New York: Acanthus Press, 2012. Frontispiece plate for section "Gardens for City and Suburb."

 

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

 

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

 

Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.16152

 

Call Number: LC-J717-X98- 77

 

 

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