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[“Tuckahoe,” Nehemiah Addison Baker house, 12601 River Road, Richmond, Virginia. (LOC)


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

["Tuckahoe," Nehemiah Addison Baker house, 12601 River Road, Richmond, Virginia. View from Thomas Jefferson’s schoolhouse to boxwood maze] [1936 April]

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

Site History. House Architecture: H-plan, Georgian, white, wood framed house first built by Thomas Randolph, from circa 1720, with additions by William Randolph III, circa 1740. Other: House acquired by Nehemiah Addison and Isabelle Baker in 1935. Today: Preserved National Historic Landmark open to the public by appointment, boxwood maze no longer extant.
For b&w version, see LC-J717-X110- 13.
Same image is in the Carnegie Survey of the Architecture of the South, LC-J7-VA-1838.
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. Frontispiece to section "Gardens of the South."

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.16341

Call Number: LC-J717-X101- 41

Posted by The Library of Congress on 2012-06-08 18:43:55

Tagged: , Library of Congress , dc:identifier=http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.16341 , xmlns:dc=http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/ , Gardens , mazes

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