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[“Welwyn,” Harold Irving Pratt house, 100 Crescent Beach Road, Glen Cove, New York. (LOC)


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

["Welwyn," Harold Irving Pratt house, 100 Crescent Beach Road, Glen Cove, New York. Rhododenron at terrace wall] [ca. 1914]

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

Site History. House Architecture: Georgian revival house by Babb, Cook & Welsh, 1904-1906, with alterations by Delano & Aldrich, mid-1910s. Landscape: Martha Brookes Brown Hutcheson and James Leal Greenleaf, 1911-1913. Associated Name: Harriet Barnes (Mrs. Harold I.) Pratt. Other: Site and drive planning in "Dosoris," the Pratt family compound of houses belonging to the children of Charles Pratt, Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr., E.C. Whiting, Olmsted Brothers, 1906. Today: Gardens in part preserved as Welwyn Preserve, Glen Cove. The house is the Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center of Nassau County.
On slide: Unprinted paper mask has the type of gold-border boxes used by slide manufacturer T.H. McAllister-Keller Co., Inc.
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).

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.16882

Call Number: LC-J717-X109- 77

Posted by The Library of Congress on 2012-08-17 13:15:52

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