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[Villa Torlonia, Frascati, Lazio, Italy. (LOC)

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


[Villa Torlonia, Frascati, Lazio, Italy. Upper terrace fountain]


[1925 summer]


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



Site History. Landscape: Girolamo Fontana, Carlo Maderno, and Flaminio Ponzio, 17th century. Associated Name: Scipione Borghese. Other: Also known as the Villa Conti. Today: Gardens are a public park.

On slide: Yellow-gold star sticker.

On slide (printed): "Edward Van Altena" and "71-79 W. 45th St., N.Y.C." (slide manufacturer).

Slide for lecturing on "Old World Gardens."

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,


Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL):


Call Number: LC-J717-X104- 1


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Taken sometime in 1925