["Willowmere," Rear Admiral Aaron Ward house, 435 Bryant Avenue, Roslyn Harbor, New York. (LOC)

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

 

["Willowmere," Rear Admiral Aaron Ward house, 435 Bryant Avenue, Roslyn Harbor, New York. Spring bulbs]

 

[ca. 1914]

 

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

 

Notes:

Site History. House Architecture: Circa 1770 house, inherited in 1882 by Elizabeth Cairns Ward, expanded to a Colonial Revival house late 19th, early 20th century. Landscape: Rear Admiral Aaron Ward. Also, Elizabeth Cairns (Mrs. Aaron) Ward. Other: Known as Pearsall House.Today: House but not garden extant.

On slide (handwritten): "W" and "Ward" and "Broke[...]" Also, blue star sticker and gold star sticker.

Photographed when Frances Benjamin Johnston and Mattie Edwards Hewitt worked together.

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

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

 

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.16550

 

Call Number: LC-J717-X105- 12

 

 

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Taken sometime in 1914