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Little & Browne Architectural Projects - Gardens

Description

Albums compiled by the architects Arthur Little and Herbert Browne documenting completed work for several clients.The majority of photographs in these albums were probably commissioned by the firm of Little and Browne to the photographic studios of William Clark (formerly of Soule Photograph Company, Boston) and T. E. Marr. Both photographers were active as "view photographers" working closely with Boston architects.

It is important that users note the existence of related materials when using these albums. These consist of architectural plans, an album of furniture designs for specific clients, accounts cumulated by the firm's clients and the architectural library of Herbert Browne, housed as a separate unit within the Rare Book Collection. .

"Book E. (previously numbered 106) " Photographs of gardens in Manchester, Pride's Crossing, Beverly, and Lancaster, Massachusetts, 1908-09. Related photographs, also representing gardens designed by Little and Browne, are filed in main photo files: subjects--gardens.

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Details

Collection Name
Photograph albums collection
Collection Code
PC009
Dates
1908-1909
Physical Description
1 photograph album; 11 x 13 9/10 inches
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
album number: 122e
GUSN
194372
Reference Code
PC009.122E

Record details

Originator
Little & Browne (Architect)
Little & Browne (Compiler)
Probably Clark, William T. (Photographic studio)
Probably Marr, T. E. (Photographic studio)
Other People
Browne, Herbert W. C., 1860-1946
Clark, William T.
Little, Arthur
Marr, T. E.
Other Organizations
Little & Browne
Descriptive Terms
Beverly, MA
Brookline, MA
Danvers, MA
Hamilton, MA
Lancaster, MA
Lenox, MA
Manchester, MA
Prides Crossing, MA
gardens
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums
Subjects
Garden
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Places (Buildings)
Larz Anderson Estate (Brookline, Mass.)
Thayer House (Lancaster, Mass.)
Location Note
photo album 122E
Conservation Note
It is also important to note that albums are in actively deteriorating condition, and that they may in the near future be disassembled from their enclosures.

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