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["Killenworth," George Dupont Pratt house, Glen Cove, New York. (LOC) | by The Library of Congress
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["Killenworth," George Dupont Pratt house, Glen Cove, New York. (LOC)

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


["Killenworth," George Dupont Pratt house, Glen Cove, New York. View to tea house from swimming pool]


[ca. 1915]


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



Site History. House Architecture: Trowbridge & Ackerman, 1908-1913. Landscape: James Leal Greenleaf, circa 1913. Site and drive planning in "Dosoris," the Pratt family compound with houses belonging to the children of Charles Pratt, Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr., Olmsted Brothers, 1906. John F. Johnson, gardener, J.V. Bonnell installation; Lewis & Valentine, New York, N.Y. Associated Name: Helen Sherman (Mrs. George D.) Pratt. Today: House of the Russian Delegation to the United Nations. Garden subdivided.

On slide (handwritten): "P" and Pratt, Geo. D, Glen Cove." Also, gold star sticker, red stroke mark, and blue penciled X.

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 61.


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-X109- 36


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Taken sometime in 1915