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“Arcady,” George Owen Knapp house, Sycamore Canyon Road, Montecito, California. (LOC)

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

["Arcady," George Owen Knapp house, Sycamore Canyon Road, Montecito, California. Lower garden, pool house] [1917 spring]

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

Site History. House Architecture: Italianate mission style house by Ralph Radcliffe-Whitehead, built by Christopher Tornoe and expanded by E. Russell Ray in 1911 for George Owen Knapp. Landscape: Francis Townsend Underhill, lower garden, 1914; Carlton Monroe Winslow with Charles Gibbs Adams, upper garden, circa 1913; Charles R. Waugh, 1912-1928, estate superintendant; John Scott, head gardener. Associated Name: Louise Savage (Mrs. George O.) Knapp. Today: garden subdivided.
Slide used with lecture "California Gardens" as no. 61.
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 144.

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.16085

Call Number: LC-J717-X98- 11

Posted by The Library of Congress on 2012-04-20 15:33:06

Tagged: , Library of Congress , dc:identifier=http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.16085 , xmlns:dc=http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/ , gardens , swimming pools , hedge , topiary

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