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[Villa Narcault]: looking north from east side of the house to entrance gate.

Photographer:
Clarke, Diane B.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35 mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Villa Narcault (Montclair, New Jersey)
United States of America -- New Jersey -- Essex County -- Montclair
Date:
2001 May.
Collection 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.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Trees  Search this
Gardens -- New Jersey -- Montclair  Search this
Fences -- wooden  Search this
Shrubs  Search this
Walkways, brick  Search this
Retaining walls  Search this
Gates -- wooden  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item NJ286001
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / New Jersey / NJ286: Montclair -- Villa Narcault
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref20646

[Villa Narcault]: stone terrace covered with wisteria-covered pergola opening to the sunken garden.

Photographer:
Clarke, Diane B.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35 mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Villa Narcault (Montclair, New Jersey)
United States of America -- New Jersey -- Essex County -- Montclair
Date:
2001 May.
Collection 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.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Trees  Search this
Gardens -- New Jersey -- Montclair  Search this
Pergolas  Search this
Lawns  Search this
Balustrades  Search this
Sunken gardens  Search this
Terraces  Search this
Wisteria  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item NJ286002
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / New Jersey / NJ286: Montclair -- Villa Narcault
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref20647

[Villa Narcault]: gate leading back up to the level of the house.

Photographer:
Clarke, Diane B.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35 mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Villa Narcault (Montclair, New Jersey)
United States of America -- New Jersey -- Essex County -- Montclair
Date:
2001 May.
Collection 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.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Trees  Search this
Gardens -- New Jersey -- Montclair  Search this
Gates -- wooden  Search this
Plants, Potted  Search this
Walkways, grass  Search this
Terra-cotta  Search this
Ivy  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item NJ286008
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / New Jersey / NJ286: Montclair -- Villa Narcault
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref20649

[Villa Narcault]: looking northeast from swimming pool area to house.

Photographer:
Clarke, Diane B.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35 mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Villa Narcault (Montclair, New Jersey)
United States of America -- New Jersey -- Essex County -- Montclair
Date:
2001 May.
Collection 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.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Trees  Search this
Gardens -- New Jersey -- Montclair  Search this
Pergolas  Search this
Lawns  Search this
Shrubs  Search this
Balustrades  Search this
Wisteria  Search this
Plants, Potted  Search this
Containers  Search this
Umbrellas (garden)  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item NJ286009
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / New Jersey / NJ286: Montclair -- Villa Narcault
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref20650

[Villa Narcault]: looking WSW from terrace to garden on the pool level.

Photographer:
Clarke, Diane B.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35 mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Villa Narcault (Montclair, New Jersey)
United States of America -- New Jersey -- Essex County -- Montclair
Date:
2001 May.
Collection 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.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Trees  Search this
Gardens -- New Jersey -- Montclair  Search this
Fences -- wooden  Search this
Shrubs  Search this
Walkways, brick  Search this
Gates -- wooden  Search this
Formal gardens  Search this
Urns  Search this
Pedestals  Search this
Parterres  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item NJ286010
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / New Jersey / NJ286: Montclair -- Villa Narcault
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref20651

Montclair -- Villa Narcault

Former owner:
Platt, John C. and Frances Marie  Search this
Platt, Mary Cheney  Search this
Stuart, Rodney and Caroline  Search this
Powers, Edward M. and Grace  Search this
Freeman, Gerald and Sharon  Search this
Baccoli, William and Lynda  Search this
Landscape architect:
Platt, Charles A. (Charles Adams), 1861-1933  Search this
Provenance:
Rumson Garden Club  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Villa Narcault (Montclair, New Jersey)
United States of America -- New Jersey -- Essex County -- Montclair
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes a worksheet, copy of New Jersey Historic Preservation Structure Survey form, copy of photographs from book, and drawing of landscape features.
General:
Charles A. Platt, brother of the owner, John C. Platt, studied under Frederick Law Olmsted, Sr. Platt designed the lawn area (sunken garden) and the area around it. The pool and parterre garden were added at a later time. Platt also made major changes to the house giving it a feeling of an Italian villa.
Persons associated with the garden include: John C. and Frances Marie Platt (former owners, 1896-1933); Mary Cheney Platt (former owner, 1933-1944); Rodney and Caroline Stuart (former owners, 1944-1955); Edward M. and Grace Powers (1955-1974); Gerald and Sharon Freeman (former owners, 1974-1985); William and Lydia Baccoli (former owners, 1985-1998); and Charles A. Platt (landscape architect and architect, 1896?).
Related Materials:
Villa Narcault related holdings consist of 1 folder (10 35 mm. slides)
Collection 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.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- New Jersey -- Montclair  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File NJ286
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / New Jersey
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref20134

[Villa Narcault]: looking back to terrace and pergola from lawn.

Photographer:
Clarke, Diane B.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35 mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Villa Narcault (Montclair, New Jersey)
United States of America -- New Jersey -- Essex County -- Montclair
Date:
2001 May.
Collection 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.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- New Jersey -- Montclair  Search this
Trees  Search this
Pergolas.edu  Search this
Lawns  Search this
Shrubs  Search this
Balustrades  Search this
Wisteria  Search this
Plants, Potted  Search this
Walls, stone  Search this
Containers  Search this
Umbrellas (garden)  Search this
Rhododendrons  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item NJ286007
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / New Jersey / NJ286: Montclair -- Villa Narcault
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref20648

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