Wednesday, April 22, 2009


phone booth miniature
© 2007 Alida Thorpe; All rights reserved. Permission required for use.

Sunday, April 19, 2009

Friday, April 10, 2009


Old Westbury Gardens
© 2008 Alida Thorpe; All rights reserved.

Old Westbury Gardens, Long Island

from the official website:
"Old Westbury Gardens, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is the former home of John S. Phipps, his wife, Margarita Grace Phipps and their four children. Completed in 1906 by the English designer George A. Crawley, the magnificent Charles II-style mansion is nestled amid 160 acres of formal gardens, landscaped grounds, woodlands, ponds and lakes. "