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Holiday Images from the Past

It is a lot of fun to get images from families and staff who worked on the estate while Mr. du Pont was alive. These few images are from 1958 through 1967 and show families enjoying sledding and skating on the estate and attending the annual Christmas party in the Clubhouse. From all of us […]

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Colorful Clues

In Living Color: Winterthur’s Lost Garden Through Autochrome Photography July 19, 2017 | 11:30 am | Brown Horticulture Learning Center The Winterthur Library’s collection of autochromes, the first industrially produced color photographs, provides horticulturists with a valuable glimpse into Mr. du Pont’s early design aesthetic. In particular, their portrayal between 1910 and 1921 of a […]

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