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Seymour Nelson Garden [photoprint]

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Creator:
Heller Brothers
Provenance:
J. Horace McFarland Company
Physical description:
1 photographic print (mounted on cardboard): black and white; mount 8.5 x 10.5 in
Type:
Projected media
Place:
United States, Illinois, Cook County, Glenview
Illinois
Glenview
Seymour Nelson Garden (Glenview, Illinois)
Date:
1911
09/09/1911
Notes:
Garden of Seymour Nelson on Park Drive near the entrance of the Swedenborgian Community in Glenview, Illinois. The home was demolished in ca. 1994. Nelson was the son of Swain Nelson who was the landscape contractor for the Columbian Exposition of 1893. Swain Nelson's firm was also involved in the development of Lincoln Park and Graceland Cemetary in Chicago. Swedenborgian Park, referred to as "Glenview's Walden," was established in 1894.
Topic:
Porches
Pine
Walkways, gravel
Urns
Houses
Gardens
Local number:
IL044001
Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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