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[“Gray Gardens,” Robert Carmer Hill house, Lily Pond Lane, East Hampton, New York. (LOC)

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

["Gray Gardens," Robert Carmer Hill house, Lily Pond Lane, East Hampton, New York. Birdbath] [ca. 1914]

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

Site History. House Architecture: Joseph Greenleaf Thorp, 1897. Landscape: Anna Gilman (Mrs. Robert C.) Hill. Other: Robert C. Hill acquired the house and four acres and half in 1913; Edith Bouvier Beale owned this house, now known as "Grey Gardens, from the 1920s. Today: House extant and the garden restored.
On slide (handwritten): "H" and "Hill, Mrs. Robt. C." Red stroke mark, gold star sticker, blue 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).

Gardens–New York (State)–East Hampton–1910-1920.
Birdbaths–New York (State)–East Hampton–1910-1920.
Roses–New York (State)–East Hampton–1910-1920.

Format: Lantern slides–Hand-colored–1910-1920.

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.16278

Call Number: LC-J717-X100- 69

Posted by The Library of Congress on 2012-05-18 13:46:32

Tagged: , Library of Congress , dc:identifier=http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.16278 , xmlns:dc=http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/ , Gardens; , Roses; , Fountains

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