Carter-Saunders Garden, Williamsburg, Virginia

Title

Carter-Saunders Garden, Williamsburg, Virginia

Subject

Robert Carter House (Williamsburg, Va.)
Block 30-2. Building 13.
Lincoln, F.S.
Lantern slides - Hand-colored -1930-1940
Gardens - Virginia - Williamsburg

Description

View of the formal garden behind the Robert Carter House taken by F.S. Lincoln in 1935. Geometric parterres bordered with boxwood hedges are intersected by brick pathways to create an ornate and orderly vista. The necessary or privy is situated at the back of the garden, as was customary to provide privacy. A bench along the back path offers a spot to enjoy the scents and colors of the flowers.

Creator

Lincoln, F.S.

Date

1935

Is Part Of

Peter Hornbeck Lantern Slides Collection, AV-2000.9, Box 2

Format

jpeg

Type

Image

Identifier

HLS-93

Rights Holder

Special Collections, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Original Format

Lantern Slide

Physical Dimensions

3.25 x 4 inches

Files

HLS-93.jpg

Citation

Lincoln, F.S., “Carter-Saunders Garden, Williamsburg, Virginia,” John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, accessed November 21, 2017, http://rocklib.omeka.net/items/show/1149.