Estate Gardens, early 1900s, Northeast USA : The Photographs of Frances Benjamin Johnston (Pt. 2 of 2)

 Photograph by Frances Benjamin Johnston of "Fenimore," James Stetson Metcalfe house, Bedford Hills, New York. Hillside terracing to Lake Maria (1921). Library of Congress. LC-DIG-ppmsca-16310  https://www.loc.gov/resource/ppmsca.16310/ 

Photograph by Frances Benjamin Johnston of "Fenimore," James Stetson Metcalfe house, Bedford Hills, New York. Hillside terracing to Lake Maria (1921). Library of Congress. LC-DIG-ppmsca-16310 https://www.loc.gov/resource/ppmsca.16310/ 

Frances Benjamin Johnston and her camera visit the NorthEast of the United States, taking in the scene of some of the estate gardens of the early 1900s. (Part 2 of 2. All photos from Library of Congress website).

 Photograph by Frances Benjamin Johnston of Grey Gardens, Robert Cramer Hill house, East Hampton, NY. View from house. ca1914. Library of Congress. ppmsca 16217   http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.16217

Photograph by Frances Benjamin Johnston of Grey Gardens, Robert Cramer Hill house, East Hampton, NY. View from house. ca1914. Library of Congress. ppmsca 16217  http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.16217

 Photograph by Frances Benjamin Johnston of Grey Gardens, Robert Cramer Hill house, East Hampton, NY. Sun-room overlooking walled garden. ca1916 Library of Congress. ppmsca 21830   http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.21830  

Photograph by Frances Benjamin Johnston of Grey Gardens, Robert Cramer Hill house, East Hampton, NY. Sun-room overlooking walled garden. ca1916 Library of Congress. ppmsca 21830  http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.21830 

 Photograph by Frances Benjamin Johnston of Grey Gardens, Robert Cramer Hill house, East Hampton, NY. Northeast gate to garden. ca 1914. Library of Congress. ppmsca 16859   http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.16859

Photograph by Frances Benjamin Johnston of Grey Gardens, Robert Cramer Hill house, East Hampton, NY. Northeast gate to garden. ca 1914. Library of Congress. ppmsca 16859  http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.16859

 Photograph by Frances Benjamin Johnston of "Près Choisis," Albert Herter house, Georgica Pond, East Hampton, NY. Pergola. 1913. Library of Congress. ppmsca 16830  http:  //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.16830

Photograph by Frances Benjamin Johnston of "Près Choisis," Albert Herter house, Georgica Pond, East Hampton, NY. Pergola. 1913. Library of Congress. ppmsca 16830 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.16830

 Photograph by Frances Benjamin Johnston of "Barberrys," Nelson Doubleday house, Mill Neck, New York. Garden gate. 1921. Library of Congress. ppmsca 16901  http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.16901

Photograph by Frances Benjamin Johnston of "Barberrys," Nelson Doubleday house, Mill Neck, New York. Garden gate. 1921. Library of Congress. ppmsca 16901 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.16901

 Photography by Frances Benjamin Johnston of"The Dunes," Frank Bestow Wiborg house, Highway Behind the Pond, East Hampton, New York. Garden house door. 1915. Library of Congress.   ppmsca 16208  http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.16208

Photography by Frances Benjamin Johnston of"The Dunes," Frank Bestow Wiborg house, Highway Behind the Pond, East Hampton, New York. Garden house door. 1915. Library of Congress. ppmsca 16208 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.16208

 "The Dunes," Frank Bestow Wiborg house, Highway Behind the Pond, East Hampton, New York. Lily pool. ca 1915. Library of Congress. ppmsca 16225  http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp  /ppmsca.16225

"The Dunes," Frank Bestow Wiborg house, Highway Behind the Pond, East Hampton, New York. Lily pool. ca 1915. Library of Congress. ppmsca 16225 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.16225

 Photography by Frances Benjamin Johnston of "Planting Fields" William Robertson Coe house, 1395 Planting Fields Road, Oyster Bay, New York. View to Blue Pool Garden and tea house. 1926. Library of Congress. ppmsca 16975  http:  //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.16975

Photography by Frances Benjamin Johnston of "Planting Fields" William Robertson Coe house, 1395 Planting Fields Road, Oyster Bay, New York. View to Blue Pool Garden and tea house. 1926. Library of Congress. ppmsca 16975 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.16975

 Photograph by Frances Benjamin Johnston of "Ballyshear," Charles Blair MacDonald house, Shinnecock Hills, Southampton, New York. Flower garden pergola. ca 1915. Library of Congress. ppmsca 16847  http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.16847

Photograph by Frances Benjamin Johnston of "Ballyshear," Charles Blair MacDonald house, Shinnecock Hills, Southampton, New York. Flower garden pergola. ca 1915. Library of Congress. ppmsca 16847 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.16847

 Photograph by Frances Benjamin Johnston of Fanny A. Mulford house, Fulton Avenue, Hempstead, New York. Pathway to bench.  ca 1916.  Library of Congress.   ppmsca 16871  http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.16871

Photograph by Frances Benjamin Johnston of Fanny A. Mulford house, Fulton Avenue, Hempstead, New York. Pathway to bench. ca 1916. Library of Congress. ppmsca 16871 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.16871

 Photograph by Frances Benjamin Johnston of "Reef Point," Beatrix Jones Farrand house, Bar Harbor, Maine. Pathway to house. 1920.  Library of Congress. ppmsca 16695  http:  //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.16695

Photograph by Frances Benjamin Johnston of "Reef Point," Beatrix Jones Farrand house, Bar Harbor, Maine. Pathway to house. 1920.  Library of Congress. ppmsca 16695 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.16695

 Photograph by Frances Benjamin Johnston of "Reef Point," Beatrix Jones Farrand house, Bar Harbor, Maine. Pathway. 1920.  Library of Congress.   ppmsca 16693  http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.16693

Photograph by Frances Benjamin Johnston of "Reef Point," Beatrix Jones Farrand house, Bar Harbor, Maine. Pathway. 1920.  Library of Congress. ppmsca 16693 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.16693

In Part 1 of 2 on our blog about Frances Benjamin Johnston, we took a look at some of her New York City garden photos. Take a look!

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