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["Beacon Hill House," Arthur Curtiss James house, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. (LOC) | by The Library of Congress
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["Beacon Hill House," Arthur Curtiss James house, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. (LOC)

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

 

["Beacon Hill House," Arthur Curtiss James house, Beacon Hill Road, Newport, Rhode Island. Blue Garden, view to pergola]

 

[1917 July]

 

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

 

Notes:

Site History. House Architecture: Howells & Stokes, 1910. Landscape: Frederick Law Olmsted Jr., Henry Hill Blossom, Olmsted Brothers, 1908-1913, 1915-1916; Hempsted of Boston, contractors; John Greatorex, gardener. Associated Name: Harriet Parsons (Mrs. Arthur C.) James. Other: Garden dedicated on August 15, 1913. House and garden on 39 2/3 acres. Today: House was razed in 1967 and the garden acres sold for subdivision.

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).

Published in Gardens for a Beautiful America / Sam Watters. New York: Acanthus Press, 2012. Plate 9.

 

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.16542

 

Call Number: LC-J717-X105- 4

  

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Taken sometime in 1917