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Lauriston 192-?-195-?

Former owners:
Caesar, Henry A. Mr. Mrs.
Former owner:
Caesar, Charles U
Smith, J. Howard
Architect:
Cubberly, Leon
Physical description:
2 folders+ 9 35 mm. slides
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, New Jersey, Monmouth County, Rumson
New Jersey
Rumson
Lauriston (Rumson, New Jersey)
Date:
192u
192u-195u
192--195-
Notes:
This now-vanished ca. 6-acre garden was designed as a series of garden rooms in the manner of Sissinghurst. The garden design incorporated several distinctive vistas.
Persons associated with the garden include: Mr. and Mrs. Henry A. Caesar (former owners, ca. 1910-1925); Charles U. Caesar (former owner); J. Howard Smith (former owner, ca. 1942); and Leon Cubberly (architect, ca. 1910).
Summary:
The folders include worksheets and a photocopied page from a 1921 Garden Club of America publication listing the garden.
Publications:
Garden is featured in Randall Gabrielan, Rumson (Images of America Series) (n.p.: Arcadia Publishing)
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
NJ007000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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