Design for a garden for Mr. Norman Kerry at Beverly Hills, [Calif.]


Greene & Greene
Greene, Henry Mather, 1870-1954
Anthony, Earle C
Kerry, Norman
Design for a garden for Mr. Norman Kerry at Beverly Hills, [Calif.]
Collection Name
Greene & Greene architectural drawings, papers and photographs
Houses; Gardens; Garden structures; Architecture--United States; Beverly Hills (Calif.); Norman Kerry house (Beverly Hills, Calif.); Earle C. Anthony house (Los Angeles, Calif.)
site plans; Sketches; Detail drawings; Architectural drawings; Orthographic drawings; Pencil drawings; Ink drawings; Sepia prints; Blueline prints; Blueprints; Designs and plans
Physical Description
24 sheets : various media ; 54 x 89 cm (21 3/8 x 35 in.) or smaller
Scale varies.
Bracketed title elements supplied by cataloger or taken from inventory.
At this time the original Earle C. Anthony house (1909) was set for demolition to allow for the construction of a multi-story apartment building when it was rescued by the distinguished actor of the silent screen, Norman Kerry. He and his wife had the house moved in three sections to Beverly Hills and engaged Henry Greene to handle the resiting and rejoining of the structure and to design the grounds and gardens." -- from Greene & Greene, architecture as a fine art, by Randell L. Makinson, Salt Lake City, 1977, p. 242.
This set consists of 15 graphite drawings on tracing paper, 3 graphite and ink drawings on tracing paper, 3 ink drawings with graphite markings on linen, 1 sepia process print on paper, 1 blue line print with graphite markings on paper, 1 ink drawing with graphite markings on tracing paper, and 1 blueprint on paper.
Note (Provenance)
Gift of Jean Murray Bangs (Mrs. Harwell Hamilton Harris), 1960; formerly the collection of Charles Sumner Greene
Library Location
Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University
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Greene & Greene architectural records and papers collection, ca. 1896-ca. 1963
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