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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.

 

Notes:

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).

 

Subjects:

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, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

 

Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.16262

 

Call Number: LC-J717-X100- 53

  

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Taken sometime in 1915