Terraced garden, proposed retaining wall

 
Accession number GD P-1-18A
Alternative title Terraced garden for Mr. Robert Woods Bliss, "The Oaks", Washington, D.C., proposed retaining wall at northeast corner of Terrace "E"
Creator
Garden Area
Terrace E
Date
1923
Measurements
63.4 x 91.4 cm (25.0 x 36.0 inches)
Scale
1/4 inch = 1 foot
Materials/Techniques
blueprint process on paper
Work types
cyanotypes
architectural drawings
drawings

Description

Drawing is a reprographic print.

Written on recto: Ernest W. Wiggin, Consulting Engineer, 113 Church St., New Haven, CT and Beatrix Farrand, landscape gardener.

Written on verso: March 1923; Terrace "E" 1923; Farrand, Wiggin; and Mrs. Bliss.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

retaining walls
elevations (orthographic projections)
expansion joints
walls
footings
sections (orthographic projections)
pitch (tar)
copings
blueprints (reprographic copies)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number GD P-1-18A
Alternative title Terraced garden for Mr. Robert Woods Bliss, "The Oaks", Washington, D.C., proposed retaining wall at northeast corner of Terrace "E"
Creator
Garden Area
Terrace E
Date
1923
Measurements
63.4 x 91.4 cm (25.0 x 36.0 inches)
Scale
1/4 inch = 1 foot
Materials/Techniques
blueprint process on paper
Work types
cyanotypes
architectural drawings
drawings