["Piranhurst," Henry Ernest Bothin house, 371 Cold Spring Road, Montecito, California. View to outdoor theater stage]
Title, date, and subject information provided by Sam Watters, 2011.
Site History. House Architecture: Italianate villa by F. Garvin Hudson, begun 1914 for Henry Ernest Bothin. Bothin purchased the property in 1910 from Daniel E. Richardson. Landscape: Joseph J. Whipple and James Wilkinson Elliott on 25 acres, 1901-1910; Robert Armstrong; Daniel E. Richardson. Associated Name: Lottie Whittier (Mrs. Henry E.) Bothin. Other: Gardens designed for Daniel E. Richardson and acquired from his widow Julia by Henry Ernest Bothin in April 1910.
Slide used with lecture "California Gardens" as no. 44.
On slide: Red line mark.
Forms part of: Garden and historic house lecture series in the Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).
Published in Gardens for a Beautiful America / Sam Watters. New York: Acanthus Press, 2012. Plate 143.
Exhibited: "Groundbreakers : Great American Gardens and the Women Who Designed Them" at the LuEsther T. Mertz Library, New York Botanical Gardens, New York, N.Y., May - October 2014.
Formerly in Box 4.