Gardens for a Beautiful America, 1895-1935. Photographs by Frances Benjamin Johnston
By Sam Watters

Drawing from a rare archive in the collection of the Library of Congress, this book presents 250 reproductions of hand-colored glass lantern slides, not seen for over 70 years. The book presents Frances Benjamin Johnston front and center in the Garden Beautiful movement, as a Progressive Era advocate and artist working with garden clubs and horticultural societies.

Book details:

Presenting reproductions of rare hand-colored glass lantern slides from the Library of Congress

Publisher Info:
  • ISBN: 9780926494152
  • Publisher: Acanthus Press
  • Size: 11 x 9.2 in
  • Pages: 378 pages
  • Binding: Hardcover
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