Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Percy B. Eckhart Travel Footage: Virginia Gardens 1932

Catalog Data

Physical description:
reference 59 minutes silent b&w DVD
archival original 2 film rolls (1,600 feet) silent b&w color (Kodacolor) 16mm
Motion pictures (visual works)
North America
United States
title supplied by Archives staff (unpublished work)---archival collection
Supplementary materials: Family biographical information
Percy Bernard Eckhart was born in 1877 in Lake Forest, Illinois and died in 1969 in Lake Placid, New York. He studied at the University of Chicago and Harvard Law School. He was a lawyer including being legal counsel for the Art Institute of Chicago, a prolific oil painter and supporter of the arts.
Donated by Wendy Williams in 2017
Footage of visits to historic homes, universities, churches and gardens, including the University of Virginia, Monticello, Mt. Vernon, and Woodrow Wilson's birthplace in Staunton, Virginia. Other filming locations include Wellington, Belmont, Chatham, Shirley, Westover, and Williamsburg.
Cite as:
Percy B. Eckhart
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Tourism  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 2017.5.3
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives