Morris, Alletta Nathalie Lorillard Bailey, 1887-1935.

Dates:
Birth 1887
Death 1935

Biographical notes:

Alletta Nathalie Lorillard Bailey Morris (1883-1935) was born to a socially prominent New York City family and in her adult life was active in civic and charity work. She was also an amateur architectural historian and photographer, particularly dedicated to documenting works of 19th-century American Gothic Revival architecture in the Mid-Atlantic and New England states. Her interest may have been spurred in part by the summer house she and her husband, Lewis Gouverneur Morris, owned in Newport, Rhode Island. A large villa in the Gothic Revival style, "Malbone" was designed in 1848-1850 by noted American architect Alexander Jackson Davis. From the 1910s through the early 1930s, Morris was driven by her husband or chauffeur to many notable sites of Gothic Revival architecture so that she could photograph extant conditions.

From the description of Nathalie Bailey Morris photographs of American Gothic Revival architecture, 1853-1937 (bulk 1933-1934). (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 505720159

From the guide to the Nathalie Bailey Morris photographs of American Gothic Revival architecture, 1853-1937, (bulk 1933-1934), (Columbia University. Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Dept. of Drawings & Archives, )

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Subjects:

  • Buildings--New Jersey
  • Buildings--New York (State)--Westchester County
  • Architecture, Domestic--New York (State)
  • Architecture, Domestic
  • Dwellings
  • Women photographers
  • Buildings--New York (State)--New York
  • Buildings--New York (State)--Irvington
  • Architecture, Domestic--New York (State)--New York
  • Buildings
  • Architecture, Domestic--New Jersey
  • Buildings--New York (State)--Yonkers
  • Buildings--New York (State)--Hastings on Hudson
  • Buildings--Pennsylvania
  • Buildings--New York (State)--Troy
  • Architecture, Domestic--Pennsylvania
  • Staten Island (New York, N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc
  • Dwellings--New York (State)--New York
  • George Washington Bridge (New York, N.Y.)
  • Buildings--New York (State)--Garrison

Occupations:

  • Photographers
  • Women photographers

Places:

  • New York (State)--New York (as recorded)
  • New York (State)--Irvington (as recorded)
  • New York (State)--Troy (as recorded)
  • New York (State)--Westchester County (as recorded)
  • New York (State)--Hastings on Hudson (as recorded)
  • Staten Island (New York, N.Y.) (as recorded)
  • Pennsylvania (as recorded)
  • New York (State)--Yonkers (as recorded)
  • George Washington Bridge (New York, N.Y.) (as recorded)
  • New York (State) (as recorded)
  • New Jersey (as recorded)
  • New York (State)--Garrison (as recorded)