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Author/Artist White, Lawrence Grant.
Title Catalogue of Works of Art at "Box Hill," St. James, Long Island [electronic resource], 1942.
Access restrictions No restrictions on access copy. Unrestricted online access.
Summary Nine page typescript inventory of works of art at Box Hill, the former Stanford White estate in Long Island, completed in 1942.
Cite as Catalogue of Works of Art at "Box Hill," St. James, Long Island (electronic resource). The Frick Collection/Frick Art Reference Library Archives.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. New York, N.Y. : The Frick Art Reference Library, 2012-2013. (Gilding the Gilded Age auction catalogs digital project at the Frick Art Reference Library and LIU Post, William Randolph Hearst Archive).
Original version Original: Held in private collection.
Source of acquisition Original materials loaned for digitizing courtesy of the Estate of Jehanne P. White, 2013.
Biographical/historical note Stanford White (1853-1906) was an American architect, art collector and dealer, and partner in the architectural firm of McKim, Mead & White. White was responsible for prominent structures such as the second Madison Square Garden, the Metropolitan Club, the Judson Memorial Church, and the Washington Square Arch. White married Bessie Springs Smith of Long Island in 1884; their son Lawrence Grant White was born in 1887. White was notoriously shot and killed in 1906 by Harry Kendall Thaw in response to White's previous affair with Thaw's wife, actress Evelyn Nesbit.
Box Hill is the estate White designed shortly after his marriage to Bessie. Located in St. James, Long Island, the house served not only as the family home, but also as a showpiece to prospective wealthy clients. The estate was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.
Note Forms part of the Stanford White Collection [electronic resource].
LC subject White, Stanford, 1853-1906 -- Art collections -- Catalogs.
Other subject Box Hill (Saint James, N.Y.)
LC subject Art -- Collectors and collecting -- New York (State) -- Saint James.
Art -- Private collections -- New York (State) -- Saint James.
Decorative arts -- Collectors and collecting -- New York (State) -- Saint James.
Genre/Form Room-by-room inventories.
WorldCat no. 868024749

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