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["Killenworth," George Dupont Pratt house, Glen Cove, New York. (LOC) | by The Library of Congress
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["Killenworth," George Dupont Pratt house, Glen Cove, New York. (LOC)

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


["Killenworth," George Dupont Pratt house, Glen Cove, New York. View to house from swimming pool]


[ca. 1915]


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



Site History. House Architecture: Trowbridge & Ackerman, 1908-1913. Landscape: James Leal Greenleaf, circa 1913. Landscape: Site and drive planning in "Dosoris," the Pratt family compound with houses belonging to the children of Charles Pratt, Frederick Law Olmsted Jr., and Olmsted Brothers, 1906. Associated Name: Helen Sherman (Mrs. George D.) Pratt; John F. Johnson, gardener; J.V. Bonnell installation; and Lewis & Valentine, New York, N.Y. Today: House of the Russian Delegation to the United Nations. Garden subdivided.

On slide (handwritten): "P" and "Pratt, Geo. D."

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).



Gardens--New York (State)--Glen Cove--1910-1920.

Mansions--New York (State)--Glen Cove--1910-1920.

Swimming pools--New York (State)--Glen Cove--1910-1920.


Format: Lantern slides--Hand-colored--1910-1920.


Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.


Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA,


Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL):


Call Number: LC-J717-X100- 53


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Taken sometime in 1915