Caparn Unidentified Home Landscape

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Caparn Unidentified Home Landscape

Caparn Unidentified Home Landscape

Harold A. Caparn (1864-1945) was born in England and educated there and at L'Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris. Beside designing much of the Bronx Zoo and the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, from about 1900 through the 1930s he designed landscapes for many private estates and homes. His small archive, in the possession of the writer, gives plans and photographs, among others, for estates of Maitland Griggs at Ardsley on Hudson, NY; William J. Tully at Locust Valley on Long Island, NY; J. C. Willever at Millburn, NJ; and Mrs. Ben Ali Haggin at Onteora Park, NY. The two attached photos from the Caparn archive remain unidentified. No clue about them is given either on the photos or in Caparn's client list.

If anyone can suggest the location or owner of the
home, please contact:

Oliver Chamberlain, Jr.
Exec. Dir. (ret.)
Center for the Arts
University of Massachusetts Lowell

tel 978.250.0173
ochamberlain@comcast.net