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["Weld," Larz Anderson house, 151 Newton Street, Brookline, Massachusetts. (LOC)

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


["Weld," Larz Anderson house, 151 Newton Street, Brookline, Massachusetts. Italian Garden terrace]


[ca. 1914]


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



Site History. House Architecture: Little & Browne changes to existing house, from 1899. Landscape: Italian Garden Charles Adams Platt, planted and built, late 1899 or 1900-1901. Associated Name: Isabel Perkins (Mrs. Larz) Anderson. Other: Garden identified as the "Formal Garden" on 1903 plan by Little & Browne of Weld, Layout of Grounds & Buildings. See Larz Anderson Park by Ivan P. Ide, Arcadia, 2004, p. 4. Today: Ruins of the garden walls and terrace extant in the Larz Anderson Park.

On slide (handwritten): "A" and "Anderson, Larz." Also, 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).

Published in Gardens for a Beautiful America / Sam Watters. New York: Acanthus Press, 2012. Plate 29.


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.16294


Call Number: LC-J717-X108- 80


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Taken sometime in 1914