Tuesday, December 18, 2012

'Wheatly'

The courtyard at 'Wheatly', the E.D. Morgan III estate designed by McKim, Mead & White between 1890-1900 in Old Westbury.  Click HERE for more on 'Wheatly' (be sure to scroll past today's post).  Photo from A Monograph of the Work of McKim, Mead & White.

6 comments:

Anonymous said...

I never tire of photos of this magical place.

The Down East Dilettante said...

What anonymous said

~swoon~

Anonymous said...

What perfect timing. Said it before: the OLI Wheatly file will cure whatever ails you. The headlines have done me in, I am off to the Wheatley file for some soul communion.

-Flo

Glen said...

Agree! Agree! Agree! Another new and fantastic view of Wheatly goes a long way.

Anonymous said...

Look at the old fashioned lawn-mower off to the right. It must have taken forever to mow the lawns of these estates that way.

The Down East Dilettante said...

Before power mowers, the bigger lawns would have been mown by horses pulling a reel mower. Said horses would have had booties on their feet also