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["Près Choisis," Albert Herter house, Georgica Pond, East Hampton, New York. (LOC) | by The Library of Congress
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["Près Choisis," Albert Herter house, Georgica Pond, East Hampton, New York. (LOC)

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

 

["Près Choisis," Albert Herter house, Georgica Pond, East Hampton, New York. Blue and white garden terrace]

 

[1913 fall]

 

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

 

Notes:

Site History. House Architecture: Grovesnor Atterbury, 1898-1899. Landscape: Adele McGinnis (Mrs. Albert) and Albert Herter from 1898. Other: The house was on 75 acres given to the Herters as a marriage present by Albert Herter's mother Mary Herter. Today: House, but not garden, extant.

On slide (handwritten): "H" and "Herter." 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).

 

Subjects:

Gardens--New York (State)--East Hampton--1910-1920.

Flowers--New York (State)--East Hampton--1910-1920.

Patios--New York (State)--East Hampton--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.16269

 

Call Number: LC-J717-X100- 60

  

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Taken sometime in 1913