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North view of the President's house in the city of Washington

North view of the President's house in the city of Washington

Photo from neg. by Frances Benjamin Johnston of drawing by Benjamin Latrobe, ca. 1810. Title and other information transcribed from unverified, old caption card data and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collecti... more

[Group portrait of two unidentified girls, three-quarter length, seated, facing front]

[Group portrait of two unidentified girls, three-quarter length, seate...

Possibly Frances Benjamin Johnston's mother, right, and aunt, left. Photographer unidentified. Case: back only, plain leather with a central metal lozenge. Gift; Frances Benjamin Johnston. Forms part of: France... more

[Three unidentified women, two seated, one standing, facing front]

[Three unidentified women, two seated, one standing, facing front]

Photographer unidentified. Case: back only, plain leather. Gift; Frances Benjamin Johnston. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston collection (Library of Congress). Forms part of: Daguerreotype collection (Li... more

[Joannette Clark Benjamin, three-quarter length portrait of a woman, facing front, seated]

[Joannette Clark Benjamin, three-quarter length portrait of a woman, f...

Possibly maternal grandmother of photographer Frances Benjamin Johnston. Photographer unidentified. Case: Rinhart 133. Gift; Frances Benjamin Johnston. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston collection (Libra... more

[Clark sisters, five women, three-quarter length portraits, all facing front]

[Clark sisters, five women, three-quarter length portraits, all facing...

Grandmother and aunts of photographer Frances Benjamin Johnston. Photographer unidentified. Hallmark: 40. Case: Rinhart 63. Accompanying note in case on stationery of the Arts Club of Washington, in handwriting... more

[Zina Hitchcock Benjamin, Frances Benjamin Johnston's maternal grandfather, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right]

[Zina Hitchcock Benjamin, Frances Benjamin Johnston's maternal grandfa...

Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

[Zina Hitchcock Benjamin, Frances Benjamin Johnston's maternal grandfather, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing slightly right]

[Zina Hitchcock Benjamin, Frances Benjamin Johnston's maternal grandfa...

Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

Whitemarsh Hall, Phila., Pa.

Whitemarsh Hall, Phila., Pa.

Interior showing staircase and statue of woman and cupid. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection.

[Mr. Zina Hitchcock Benjamin family, posed left to right: Cornelia, Zina Hitchcock, Frances Antoinette, Samuel Clark, and Joanette Clark]

[Mr. Zina Hitchcock Benjamin family, posed left to right: Cornelia, Zi...

Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). Cyanotype of a daguerreotype made between 1845 and 1858 (DAG - no. 1123). No. 8317.

[Portrait of ten men including Anderson D. Johnston (seated second from right)]

[Portrait of ten men including Anderson D. Johnston (seated second fro...

Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

Dr. Wm. Bryant Johnston, Germantown, Kentucky

Dr. Wm. Bryant Johnston, Germantown, Kentucky

Dr. William Bryant Johnston, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

Little Mollie Garfield & her father

Little Mollie Garfield & her father

James Garfield, full-length portrait, seated, facing right, with daughter Mollie at his knee. No. 4. Copy of Brady original photograph. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

Frances Benjamin Johnston, 1864-1952

Frances Benjamin Johnston, 1864-1952

Head and shoulders, facing front; as a young girl. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection. Photoprint by Brady Studio. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Photog. I.; BI; Shelf.

To a Greek girl

To a Greek girl

Photograph shows a young woman dressed in a classically-inspired gown, holding a lyre as if playing it. Used as illustration of an Austin Dobson poem of the same title published in In Arcadia / Emma Justine Far... more

[Joanette Clark Benjamin, Frances Benjamin Johnston's maternal grandmother, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left] / C. Adele Fussell(?) 1880.

[Joanette Clark Benjamin, Frances Benjamin Johnston's maternal grandmo...

Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

[Frances Benjamin Johnston, seated in profile at left, group portrait with 18 unidentified men]

[Frances Benjamin Johnston, seated in profile at left, group portrait ...

Group portrait including Frances Benjamin Johnston, possibly the jury for an exhibit of photographs in New York or Washington, D.C. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

[Frances Benjamin Johnston, full-length portrait, seated, facing left, looking downward, resting her head on her left hand]

[Frances Benjamin Johnston, full-length portrait, seated, facing left,...

Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

[Frances Benjamin Johnston, full-length portrait, standing in garden, right profile]

[Frances Benjamin Johnston, full-length portrait, standing in garden, ...

Halftone reproduction of photograph by Gertrude Käsebier.

[2 young women, mother and aunt of Frances Benjamin Johnston]

[2 young women, mother and aunt of Frances Benjamin Johnston]

Title and other information transcribed from unverified, old caption card data and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection.

[Men, women, and children in bathing suits on dock, sailboats, and in water; Frances Benjamin Johnston sits on edge of small catboat]

[Men, women, and children in bathing suits on dock, sailboats, and in ...

Title and other information transcribed from unverified, old caption card data and item. cf. America's Yesterdays, pp. 322-323. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection. Caption card tracings: BI; Sailboats; Bathing beaches.

[Frances Benjamin Johnston, full-length portrait, standing at edge of ocean, in bathing suit, with left hand on boat, facing right]

[Frances Benjamin Johnston, full-length portrait, standing at edge of ...

Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

[Pageant participants costumed as Pilgrims and Natives, posed beneath a banner "En Avant!"]

[Pageant participants costumed as Pilgrims and Natives, posed beneath ...

Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

[George Bancroft, 1800-1891, half-length portrait, seated at desk in library, facing front]

[George Bancroft, 1800-1891, half-length portrait, seated at desk in l...

Photo by Frances Benjamin Johnston This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

A New England sibyl

A New England sibyl

Photograph shows Judith Allen (1811-1890), aunt of the Allen sisters, seated in a chair, reading a large book. Published title. Forms part of: Artistic photographs collected by Frances Benjamin Johnston in the ... more

[27 men and women (Johnston family) in front of beach house "Dartmouth"]

[27 men and women (Johnston family) in front of beach house "Dartmouth...

Title and other information transcribed from unverified, old caption card data and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection.

[Office in Bureau of Engraving and Printing, Washington, D.C.]

[Office in Bureau of Engraving and Printing, Washington, D.C.]

Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

The Garfield children

The Garfield children

Full-length group portrait of James Garfield's children, from left, Mollie, Harry, James, Irving, and Abe. No. 5. Copy of Brady original photograph. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library ... more

[Dr. Miller, Treasury Department employee, half-length portrait, seated at desk, facing left]

[Dr. Miller, Treasury Department employee, half-length portrait, seate...

On verso: Miss Johnston, Washington, D.C. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

[Three Treasury Department employees in office]

[Three Treasury Department employees in office]

Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

[Dr. Miller, Treasury Department employee, half-length portrait, seated at desk, facing left]

[Dr. Miller, Treasury Department employee, half-length portrait, seate...

Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

[Three Treasury Department employees, Mr. Steele(?) and two other men, posed in office]

[Three Treasury Department employees, Mr. Steele(?) and two other men,...

Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

[Two Treasury Department employees seated at desk in office]

[Two Treasury Department employees seated at desk in office]

Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

[Mr. McClelland(?), Treasury Department employee, half-length portrait, seated at desk, facing front]

[Mr. McClelland(?), Treasury Department employee, half-length portrait...

Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

[Gen. Shelley, Auditor Navy, Treasury Department employee, half-length portrait, seated at desk,facing left]

[Gen. Shelley, Auditor Navy, Treasury Department employee, half-length...

Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

[Gen. Shelley, Treasury Department employee, half-length portrait, seated at desk,facing left]

[Gen. Shelley, Treasury Department employee, half-length portrait, sea...

Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

White House employees

White House employees

Three men and a woman in office. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). LC-J698-8671.

[Three Treasury Department employees, Mr. Graham, John Brown, and another man, posed in an office with a fireplace]

[Three Treasury Department employees, Mr. Graham, John Brown, and anot...

Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

Group crossing footbridge with cameras

Group crossing footbridge with cameras

Photograph showing two men carrying cameras and tripods assisting a woman across a log footbridge. LC-J682-113. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

[Frances Benjamin Johnston (front), with Mills Thompson (left) and Frank Phister, full-length portrait, posed on steps outside her studio (?)]

[Frances Benjamin Johnston (front), with Mills Thompson (left) and Fra...

LC-J698-100006. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

[Man posed on rocks, nude, playing pipe (Pan)]

[Man posed on rocks, nude, playing pipe (Pan)]

Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

Academie Julian, Paris, group of art students

Academie Julian, Paris, group of art students

Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). Published in: Gardens for a Beautiful America / Sam Watters. New York : Acanthus Press, 2012. Figure 2a.

Frances Benjamin Johnston, 1864-1952

Frances Benjamin Johnston, 1864-1952

Full lgth., seated, facing right. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection. Caption card tracings: Photog. I.; BI; Shelf.

Gypsy encampment Glenwood Road

Gypsy encampment Glenwood Road

Men, women, and children with tent and wagon on Glenwood Road, probably in Bethesda, Maryland. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection. No. 42.

[Frances Benjamin Johnston, full-length portrait, sitting on ledge with mountains in background]

[Frances Benjamin Johnston, full-length portrait, sitting on ledge wit...

Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). Published in: Eyes of the nation : a visual history of the United States / Vincent Virga and curators of the Library of Congress ; historical commenta... more

[Frances Benjamin Johnston on a balcony of the State, War and Navy Building with a tripod-mounted camera, photographing an unidentified man]

[Frances Benjamin Johnston on a balcony of the State, War and Navy Bui...

Photograph shows Johnston working at her camera preparing to take a picture. This proof print includes the shadow cast by the photographer capturing the scene. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Fra... more

Pinkey & the camera

Pinkey & the camera

Frances Benjamin Johnston on a balcony of the State, War and Navy Building with a tripod-mounted camera. In album: Pinkey's blue book, or, The indigo agonies of a photographic amateur, title page. Forms part of... more

Dr. John Scott Mrs. Harrison's father, aged 89, at work in the Pension Office, for A.P.A., Nov. 16.

Dr. John Scott Mrs. Harrison's father, aged 89, at work in the Pension...

Dr. John Scott working at a desk in the Pension Office. In album: Pinkey's blue book, or, The indigo agonies of a photographic amateur, no. 17. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

Frances Benjamin Johnston, 1864-1952

Frances Benjamin Johnston, 1864-1952

Full lgth., standing, facing right. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection. Caption card tracings: Photog. I.; BI; Shelf.

Frances Benjamin Johnston, 1864-1952

Frances Benjamin Johnston, 1864-1952

Full lgth., seated, facing right; head resting on left hand. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection. Caption card tracings: Photog. I.; BI; Shelf.

[Frances Benjamin Johnston with camera on balcony of State, War and Navy Building (now the Dwight D. Eisenhower Executive Office Building), Washington, D.C., 1888]

[Frances Benjamin Johnston with camera on balcony of State, War and Na...

Same image used on title page of album, Pinkey's blue book, LOT 2763.

Machinery ahead of art - The portrait taker - The portrait painter

Machinery ahead of art - The portrait taker - The portrait painter

Cartoon from newspaper(?) portraying photographer as being well-to-do and painter as being poverty-stricken. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card.

Riggs Bank - the Dept. of Justice for A.P.A.

Riggs Bank - the Dept. of Justice for A.P.A.

Photograph shows the north side of the 1500 block of Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C., with Riggs Bank (no. 1501) at right, and the Department of Justice building (formerly the Freedman's Savings and... more

[White House office, Washington, D.C.]

[White House office, Washington, D.C.]

Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). Original negative may be available: LC-J698-81345.

Don M. Dickson - Postmaster General, 1887-1889

Don M. Dickson - Postmaster General, 1887-1889

Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

Looking seaward / Myra A. Wiggins, 1889.

Looking seaward / Myra A. Wiggins, 1889.

Photograph shows a man standing on a rock outcropping on beach while looking toward a body of water. Title from item. Signed on mount. Formerly filed in P&P LOT 3222. Forms part of: Artistic photographs collect... more

[Women painting at easels in a class at the Art Students League, Washington, D.C.]

[Women painting at easels in a class at the Art Students League, Washi...

Reference print made by the Library of Congress is in LOT 11734-6. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). Published in: Gardens for a Beautifu... more

White House State Dining Room / Frances Benjamin Johnston.

White House State Dining Room / Frances Benjamin Johnston.

Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection. No. 15.

White House, Conservatory

White House, Conservatory

Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). LC-J698-81320.

Cabinet room, figures

Cabinet room, figures

Photograph shows two men standing around a table in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Washington, D.C. Title from negative sleeve. Date from negative sleeve. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston collecti... more

The office lobby in the White House

The office lobby in the White House

Three men in the lobby. No. 81343.

White House, east corridor

White House, east corridor

Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). Original negative may be available: LC-J698-81347

[Dining(?) room in the White House, Washington, D.C.]

[Dining(?) room in the White House, Washington, D.C.]

Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

White House orchids

White House orchids

Conservatory.

The "President's own" in waiting as escort at the White House
[Women operating machinery at the Bureau of Printing and Engraving, Washington, D.C.]

[Women operating machinery at the Bureau of Printing and Engraving, Wa...

Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress)

Bureau of Engraving and Printing, Wash., D.C

Bureau of Engraving and Printing, Wash., D.C

Auditor's building. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

Fashion gleanings from abroad

Fashion gleanings from abroad

Dresses, hats, jackets, and other fashions for women and children. Illus in: Demorest's family magazine, December, 1889, p. 124. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress)

White House orchids

White House orchids

Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

White House employee

White House employee

Employee seated at desk, half-length portrait, facing right. No. 8665.

The babes of the White House / photographed by Miss Johnston, Washington, D.C.

The babes of the White House / photographed by Miss Johnston, Washingt...

Mrs. McKee, Mary Lodge McKee, Marthena Harrison, Mrs. Russell Harrison, and Baby McKee (Benjamin Harrison McKee), seated around table. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). Copyrighted by ... more

White House employees

White House employees

Three men and a woman seated at desks. No. 8671.

White House--Major Russell Harrison and Harrison children--Baby McKee and sister on goat cart

White House--Major Russell Harrison and Harrison children--Baby McKee ...

Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). No. 587. Published in: Presidential Pets / Niall Kelly (1992), p. 45. Original negative: LC-J698-81266.

White House orchids

White House orchids

Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

White House, 1889--Easter Monday

White House, 1889--Easter Monday

Crowd of people around pool, with the White House in background. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). Original negative may be available: LC-J682-5.

Lowery House

Lowery House

Parlor. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). Formerly in LOT 2958. Caption card tracings: Architecture Coll.; BI Resi... more

[Joseph Coerten Hornblower, half-length portrait, facing right]

[Joseph Coerten Hornblower, half-length portrait, facing right]

Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection. LC-J68-5154 (missing)

[The cook at Marshall Hall, seated outdoors, shelling peas?]

[The cook at Marshall Hall, seated outdoors, shelling peas?]

Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Cooks.

The new Willard

The new Willard

Willard Hotel ballroom interior. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card tracings: Geog.; Hotels; Interiors; ... more

[Treasury Department - employees in Mr. McClellend's room]

[Treasury Department - employees in Mr. McClellend's room]

Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card tracings: Geog.; Offices; U.S. Treas. Dept.; Washington, D.C.

George Bancroft, 1800-1891

George Bancroft, 1800-1891

Three-quarter length portrait, seated at desk in library; man (Hermann?) standing in background. On back of print: "Hon. George Bancroft and Hermann." and "Taken on H. St., 85 yrs old." Title and other informa... more

Misses Blount

Misses Blount

Two women--one reading, other thinking, both seated on ornamental chairs. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). No. 6110... more

[Alice Roosevelt Longworth]

[Alice Roosevelt Longworth]

Three-quarter length portrait, seated in wicker chair, facing right. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

Library in Hearst home

Library in Hearst home

Phoebe Apperson Hearst, widow of Sen. George Hearst, Washington, D.C. Cf. "America's Yesterdays," pp. 128-129. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Colle... more

Julian Pauncefote,1828-1902

Julian Pauncefote,1828-1902

Half length portrait, seated, facing left, in uniform holding sword. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card ... more

[Art class in Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School, Washington, D.C.]
[Mrs. Elizabeth Cameron, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing front]

[Mrs. Elizabeth Cameron, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing...

Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

[Charles L. Marlatt, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing slightly right]
[Frances Benjamin Johnston, 1864-1952, with three male friends]

[Frances Benjamin Johnston, 1864-1952, with three male friends]

Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). Formerly in LOT 8905.

Facade of Franklin School

Facade of Franklin School

D.C. Catalogue no. 395. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). Washington, D.C.

[House interior?]

[House interior?]

Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). No. 8876. Washington, D.C.

[Baptistery, Pisa, Italy]

[Baptistery, Pisa, Italy]

Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection.

Grace Denio Litchfield's home, 2010 Mass. Ave., N.W. Washington, D.C.

Grace Denio Litchfield's home, 2010 Mass. Ave., N.W. Washington, D.C.

Library. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). No. 1257. Caption card tracings: BI Residences; Libraries; Wash., DC ... more

[Staircase in home of Senator Philander Knox, Washington, D.C.]

[Staircase in home of Senator Philander Knox, Washington, D.C.]

Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection. No. 1320.

Joel Chandler Harris, 1848-1948, bust, facing left

Joel Chandler Harris, 1848-1948, bust, facing left

Advertisement for Uncle Remus's The Home Magazine. Envelope with half-tone illustration, 2nd copy with stamp also found in LOT. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Frances Benjam... more

Julia Scott Stevenson Hardin

Julia Scott Stevenson Hardin

Half length portrait, facing right. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). No. 6329. Caption card tracings: B.I.

Barber House ("Belmont"), Washington, D.C.

Barber House ("Belmont"), Washington, D.C.

Parlor. Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). Caption card tracings: Interiors; Architecture Coll.; Washington, D.C. R... more

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