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"Crest" South Road
about 1900
Photographer:Photographed by Harriet V. S. Thorne , American, 1843 - 1926
Photography; gelatin silver print on paper on cardboard mount
Primary Dimensions (image height x width): 10 1/8 x 13 1/8in. (25.7 x 33.3cm) Sheet (height x width): 10 1/8 x 13 1/8in. (25.7 x 33.3cm) Mount (height x width): 15 15/16 x 20in. (40.5 x 50.8cm)
Credit Line: Gift of the Rosalie Thorne McKenna Foundation
Description: A patch of flowers is beside a road. There are trees in the background.
Subject Note: "The Crest" was the Thorne family's name for their house, Thorncrest, in Millbrook, NY. Designed by Edward Tuckerman Potter for George Hunter Brown, it was built in 1867 and called Millbrook House. The grounds were landscaped by Olmsted & Vaux. It was razed in 1950. --From a 1979 letter to Rollie McKenna from NYU Assistant Professor of Fne Arts Sarah Landau
Inscription: Recto, bottom center in black ink: ""Crest" South Road"
Object Number: 2011.344.974
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