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Title Compton Overlea 1900
CATALOG NUMBER 2004.1.748
Description View from Hillcrest Avenue of Compton and Overlea (former name of Gates Hall).

Notes: Text on reverse of photo: "The face of the photo says 'Compton Overlea 1900' in a hand not dissimilar to John and Lydia Morris.' This would fit since we know that the Balustrade was built in 1899 at the same time as the Fernery (see Daybook 5/1899 and 12/1899). However, the terra cotta racks are not in place in this photo (bought or ordered 7/1899). It is reasonable to assume that this picture is between late 1899 (August or September) and late 1901 when the adjoining site was bought and building commenced. EAC 1/16/84"
Object Name Print, Photographic
PLACE IN THE GARDEN Arboretum Views/Azalea Meadow
People Congdon, Eleanor A
Date 1899
Year Range from 1899
Year Range to 1901
Number of images 2