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Object ID 1975.017.432 b
Object Name Print, Photographic
Title Read House Parterre Garden
Collection Works of Art
Credit line Bequest of Lydia Laird
Year Range from 1925
Year Range to 1930
Makers mark Purple stamp on the back: "The Royal Studio / Commercial Photographers / Wilmington, Delaware."
Description Unframed, hand-colored photograph of the Read House parterre flower garden. The view is of the garden looking south-west with the arbor and part of a building on the Strand visible on the left. The hand-coloring on the photograph is quite clumsy. There is a purple stamp on the back: "The Royal Studio / Commercial Photographers / Wilmington, Delaware." There is also pencil text hand-written on the back: "J. Club / 1896."
Dimensions H-7.25 W-9.25 inches
Dimension Details Image dimensions; sheet size is 12" x 10".
Owned Lydia Laird
Provenance Bequest of Lydia Laird.
Subjects Gardens
Flowers
Photographs
Historic buildings
People Laird, Lydia
Search Terms Read House
Lydia Laird
Parterre Garden
New Castle
Royal Studios
Photographs
Twentieth Century
Medium Hand-colored photograph