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Pan Sculpture, Pedestal and Niche
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Pan. Francis Minturn Sedgwick after Beatrix Farrand, c. 1960; parcelgilt bronze.Pedestal and niche . Beatrix Farrand, unknown; limestone and brick.
Located in Gardens / gardens_img_old / Garden Ornaments
Columns with Urns
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Beatrix Farrand, c. 1928–29; cast stone.
Located in Gardens / gardens_img_old / Garden Ornaments
Donald E. Smith (Conversation)
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Conversation with Donald Smith, undertaken by Barbara Harrelson and David Keil in the Orangery at Dumbarton Oaks on August 6, 1992. The interviewers’ questions were not audibly recorded. At Dumbarton Oaks, Don Smith was Assistant Superintendent (1952–1974) and Superintendent (1974–1992) of Gardens and Grounds. He died in 2012.
Located in Library & Archives / Dumbarton Oaks Archives / Oral History Project
James N. Carder
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Oral History Interview with James N. Carder, undertaken by Jeanne-Nicole Saint-Laurent, Elizabeth Gettinger, and Anne Steptoe in the Dumbarton Oaks Guest House (Fellows Building) on July 15, 2009. At Dumbarton Oaks, James Carder was a Junior Fellow of Byzantine Studies (1974–1976) and the Manager of the House Collection (since 1992) and Archivist (since 1999).
Located in Library & Archives / Dumbarton Oaks Archives / Oral History Project
Donald E. Smith (Interview)
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Interview with Donald E. Smith, undertaken by Philip Page in Don Smith's office and in the gardens at Dumbarton Oaks on several days in July, August, and September, 1992. At Dumbarton Oaks, both Don Smith and Philip Page were Superintendents of Gardens and Grounds. Don Smith was Assistant Superintendent (1952–1974) and Superintendent (1974–1992) of Gardens and Grounds. Philip Page was Superintendent of Gardens and Grounds (1992–1996). Don Smith died in 2012.
Located in Library & Archives / Dumbarton Oaks Archives / Oral History Project
The Dumbarton Oaks Gardens
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Maybe it was because it was dusk that I found myself feeling lost, even though I wasn’t lost at all. Gray powdery light silvered, softly, everything it touched, not to pacify it, but as if, with gentle correction, to rout matter altogether—trees, shrubs, and closing flowers, like so many eyelids nestled in sleep’s calyx, the stonework in […]
Gail Griffin
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Oral History Interview with Gail Griffin, undertaken by Joshua Wilson and James W. Curtin in the Dumbarton Oaks Archives on July 12, 2013. At Dumbarton Oaks, Gail Griffin has been the Director of Gardens and Grounds since 1997.
Located in Library & Archives / Dumbarton Oaks Archives / Oral History Project
The Lovers' Lane Pool
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Informal Gardens
Located in Gardens / Map of the Gardens and Virtual Tour / Informal Gardens