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[Villa Bel Riposo, San Domenico, Tuscany, Italy. (LOC)

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


[Villa Bel Riposo, San Domenico, Tuscany, Italy. Terrace]


[1925 summer]


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



Site history. Associated Name: Leonardo Bruni. Other: George Gregory Smith owned this villa in 1925. Also known as Villa La Fante. Today: Private house and garden restored, used for the Max Webber Programme.

On slide (printed): "Edward Van Altena" and "29 W. 38th St., N.Y.C." (slide manufacturer).

Slide for lecturing on "Old World Gardens."

Frances Benjamin Johnston titled this image "Cedars of Lebanon" in her 1926 Ferargil Exhibition.

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- 49


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Taken sometime in 1925