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Elms, The (RI) [lantern slide]

view Elms, The (RI) [lantern slide] digital asset number 1
Creator:
Berwind, Julia
Berwind, Edward J
Landscape Architect:
Trumbauer, Horace
Physical description:
1 photograph : lantern slide, hand-colored ; 3.25 x 4 in
Type:
Lantern slides
Place:
United States of America, Rhode Island, Newport County, Newport
Rhode Island
Newport
Date:
1914
1949
[between 1914 and 1949?]
Notes:
The Berwind's summer residence was built in 1901. Horace Trumbauer modelled it after the Chateau d'Asnieres near Paris. The landscape architect, Jacques Greber of Paris designed the grounds. The garden contained statues, fountains, marble gazebos that lined the walkways to the garden, terraces and balustrade stone stables. The Elms was sold in 1962 to a real estate developer, a nephew of Miss Berwind, planned to subdivide the land. After a decline in the real estate market, the Newport Preservation Society purchased it for public display. The contents of the mansion of the mansion were sold at auction and at prices that the Newport Preservation Society could not match.
Historic plate number: "70."
Topic:
Urns
Walkways
Evergreens
Lawns
Walls (building)
Stairs
Sculpture
Local number:
RI036001
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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