Tuesday, May 1, 2012

The Gardens of 'Red Maples'

The gardens of 'Red Maples', the Alfred William Hoyt estate designed by Hiss & Weekes c. 1908 in Southampton with landscaping by Ferruccio Vitale.  Click HERE and HERE for more on 'Red Maples'.  These photos were taken in 1915 by Frances Benjamin Johnston.

Photos from the Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).


HalfPuddingHalfSauce said...

The resolution is quite good for 1915.

The Down East Dilettante said...

HPHS---the resolution is almost always stellar on glass negatives, in any era.

The Ancient said...

I've mentioned this before, but there are additional b&w garden pictures here, following page 69:


The text is also worth reading.