Friday, March 29, 2013

Friday Foto...Spring

White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D.C. (LOC)

White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D.C. (LOC)

Johnston, Frances Benjamin,, 1864-1952,, photographer.
[White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D.C. Southeast garden]
[1921 spring]
1 photograph : glass lantern slide, hand-colored ; 3.25 x 4 in.
Notes: Site History. House Architecture: James Hoban and others, from 1792. Landscape: Beatrix Jones Farrand, planted fall 1913; Charles Henlock, head gardener. Other: Garden designed for Ellen Axson (Mrs. Thomas Woodrow) Wilson. Beatrix J. Farrand. Today: Garden not extant.
Title, date, and subject information provided by Sam Watters, 2011.
Forms part of: Garden and historic house lecture series in the Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).
Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.
Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA,
Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL):
Call Number: LC-J717-X98- 47

~Spring is in the air here in MN and I'm loving it.  We're finally seeing upper 40 degree weather and the snow is quickly melting away.  Soon the allergies will kick in which will stink, but in the meantime I thought another spring time picture would be cool to share today.  So above is a look at a White House Garden in the spring of 1921 via The Library of  Enjoy!~