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[Glass House] [safety film negative]: a gravel path leads to the house

Architect:
Johnson, Philip 1906-2005
Photographer:
Adams, Molly 1918-2003
Physical description:
1 safety film negative: b&w ; 2 x 2 in
Type:
Safety film negatives
Place:
United States of America, New Jersey, Fairfield County, New Canaan
Connecticut
New Canaan
Glass House (New Canaan, Connecticut)
Date:
1971
1971 Feb
Topic:
Gardens
Houses
Lawns
Trees
Walkways, gravel
Local number:
CT145004
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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[Glass House] [safety film negative]: lawn furniture provides seating outside of the Glass House

Architect:
Johnson, Philip 1906-2005
Photographer:
Adams, Molly 1918-2003
Physical description:
1 safety film negative: b&w ; 2 x 2 in
Type:
Safety film negatives
Place:
United States of America, New Jersey, Fairfield County, New Canaan
Connecticut
New Canaan
Glass House (New Canaan, Connecticut)
Date:
1971
1971, Feb
Topic:
Gardens
Houses
Lawns
Trees
Lawn chairs
Outdoor furniture
Local number:
CT145005
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
Visitor Tag(s):

[Glass House] [safety film negative]: interior view featuring 'Burial of Phocion' by Nicolas Poussin and Mies van der Rohe furniture

Architect:
Johnson, Philip 1906-2005
Photographer:
Adams, Molly 1918-2003
Creator:
Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig 1886-1969
Poussin, Nicolas 1594?-1665
Physical description:
1 safety film negative: b&w ; 2 x 2 in
Type:
Safety film negatives
Place:
United States of America, New Jersey, Fairfield County, New Canaan
Connecticut
New Canaan
Glass House (New Canaan, Connecticut)
Date:
1971
1971, Feb
Topic:
Gardens
Houses
Interior views
Furniture
Works of art
Local number:
CT145007
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
Visitor Tag(s):

[Glass House] [slide]

Architect:
Johnson, Philip 1906-2005
Sculptor:
Morris, Robert Lee 1947-
Physical description:
1 slide (photograph): col.; 35mm
Type:
Projected media
Place:
United States of America, Connecticut, Fairfield County, New Canaan
Connecticut
New Canaan
Glass House (New Canaan, Connecticut)
Date:
1986
1986 Sept
Topic:
Gardens
Walls, stone
Lawns
Houses
Local number:
CT145001
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
Notes:
Created by architect Philip Johnson, Glass House was completed in 1949. The iconic glass and steel structure has no interior walls and provides uniterupted views of the surrounding landscape from all four sides of the structure. The Philip Johnson Glass House, once the architect's personal residence, is now a National Trust Historic Site
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens
Visitor Tag(s):

[Glass House] [slide]

Architect:
Johnson, Philip 1906-2005
Sculptor:
Morris, Robert Lee 1947-
Physical description:
1 slide (photograph): col.; 35mm
Type:
Projected media
Place:
United States of America, Connecticut, Fairfield County, New Canaan
Connecticut
New Canaan
Glass House (New Canaan, Connecticut)
Date:
1986
1986 Sept
Topic:
Gardens
Arcades (Architecture)
Ponds
Woodlands
Local number:
CT145002
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
Notes:
The glass house is non-traditional within a setting of trees that provide protection and a view from every room
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens
Visitor Tag(s):

[Glass House] [slide]

Architect:
Johnson, Philip 1906-2005
Sculptor:
Morris, Robert Lee 1947-
Physical description:
1 slide (photograph): col.; 35mm
Type:
Projected media
Place:
United States of America, Connecticut, Fairfield County, New Canaan
Connecticut
New Canaan
Glass House (New Canaan, Connecticut)
Date:
1986
1986 Sept
Topic:
Gardens
Sculpture
Lawns
Local number:
CT145003
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
Notes:
The glass house is non-traditional within a setting of trees that provide protection and a view from every room
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens
Visitor Tag(s):

Glass House, 1971-1986

Architect, former owner:
Johnson, Philip 1906-2005
Former owner:
Whitney, David
Physical description:
2 folders+ 3 35mm slides; 6 safety film negatives; 1 photographic print
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, New Jersey, Fairfield County, New Canaan
Connecticut
New Canaan
Glass House (New Canaan, Connecticut)
Date:
1971
1971-1986
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
CT145000
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
Notes:
An iconic structure of glass and steel created by architect Philip Johnson, Glass House was completed in 1949. The house has no interior walls and provides uninterupted views of the landscape from all four sides of the structure. The original property as it was purchased in 1946 spanned five acres. Glass House and its companion structure, Brick House, were the inaugural architectural projects to be built on the property. Over the next fifty years Philip Johnson and David Whitney acquired additional land expanding the holding to 47 acres, and fourteen architectural structures. The Philip Johnson Glass House, once the architect's personal residence, is now a National Trust Historic Site
Persons associated with the property include: Philip Johnson (former owner, architect, 1949-2005); David Whitney (former owner, -2005)
Summary:
The folders include worksheets, photocopies of articles and other information
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens
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