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Whitemarsh Hall 1920-1985

Former owners:
Stotesbury, Edward T. Mr. Mrs
Landscape architect:
Gréber, Jacques
Architect:
Trumbauer, Horace
Nurseryman:
Lewis & Valentine
Physical description:
1 folder+ 1 photoprint + 43 35mm slides (photographs)
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County, Philadelphia
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Whitemarsh Hall (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Date:
1920
1920-1985
Notes:
"The large garden is in the French style of the eighteenth century. The statues of the "Seasons" came from Versailles and the box hedge deserves attention. The long drive is a magnificent approach to the Georgian house and is in admirable scale with the whole estate."
Persons associated with the property include: Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Stotesbury (former owners); Jacques Greber (landscape architect); Horace Trumbauer (architect); Lewis & Valentine (nurseryman).
Summary:
The folder includes correspondence, articles and location map.
Publications:
Garden has been featured in Massin, Charles. Architecture Et Decor Des Jardins. Paris: C. Massin, [192-]
Garden has been featured in Maher, James T. The Twilight of Splendor, Chronicles of the Age of American Palaces. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1975
Garden has been featured in The Garden Club of America, Twenty-fifth Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 1938
Garden has been featured in Bulletin of The Garden Club of America, Annual Meeting. July, 1938
Garden has been featured in Griswold, Mac and Weller, Eleanor. The Golden Age of American Gardens. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc. 1991
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
PA332000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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