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Lisburne Grange [lantern slide]

view Lisburne Grange [lantern slide] digital asset number 1
Creator:
Philipstown Garden Club
Sloan, Samuel & Kitty
Landscape Architect:
Steele, Fletcher
Photographer:
Weber, Paul J
Slide manufacturer:
Van Altena, Edward
Physical description:
1 photograph : lantern slide, hand-colored ; 3.25 x 4 in
Type:
Lantern slides
Place:
United States of America, New York, Putnam County, Philipstown, Garrison
Lisburne Grange (Garrison, New York)
Date:
1914
1949
[between 1914 and 1949?]
Notes:
Fletcher Steele borrowed the idea for the swimming pool from The Dragon fountain at the Villa d'Este. The iron rings were "for the comfort of the comfort of the bathers."
Mount reads: "Edward Van Altena, 71-79 W. 45th St., N.Y.C."
Historic plate number: "17; 72."
Historic plate caption: "Mrs. Samuel Sloan."
Photographer attribution from Famous Gardens Selected by Country Life, p. 41. New York: Country Life - American Home Corporation, 1937.
Publications:
Garden was featured in Griswold, Mac and Weller, Eleanor. Golden Age of American Gardens. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc. in association with the Garden Club of America, 1991, p. 85
Topic:
Spring
Swimming pools
Fountains
Cascades
Balustrades
Gates
Italian gardens
Local number:
NY129001
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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