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Ellipse pools and overlook, plan and details

 
Accession number GD K-1-07
Alternative title Ellipse pools & overlook, plan & details, Harvard University - Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C.
Contributor
Garden Area
Catalogue House
Box Walk
Tennis Court
Ellipse
Date
1960
Measurements
58.5 x 87.8 cm (23.0 x 34.6 inches)
Materials/Techniques
blueprint process on paper with red colored pencil
Work types
cyanotypes
architectural drawings
blueprints
drawings

Description

Reprographic print.

Ralph E. Griswold was the consulting landscape architect for Dumbarton Oaks in 1960. He was the founder of the architectural firm, Griswold, Winters and Swain, landscape architects and probably created or contributed to the creation of the blueprint.

Red colored pencil indicating water supply lines added to print.

"Supplementing orig. dwg's. by Alden Hopkins."

"Drawing No. 1."

Multiple scales noted: Plan, scale 1" = 10'; Moat wall elevation, scale 1" = 1'0"; wall reinforcing plan - inner pool, scale 1" = 1'0"; Wall section - inner pool, scale 1" = 1'0"; Existing wall section revisions, scale 1" = 1'0"; Coping detail, scale 1 1/2" = 1'0"; Moat section, scale 1" = 1'0"; Section - East West, scale 1/4" = 1'0".

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

gardens (open spaces)
Dumbarton Oaks Gardens (Washington, D.C.)
Dumbarton Oaks
fountains
pools
details (components)
plans (orthographic projections)
walls
retaining walls
construction drawings
copings
sections (orthographic projections)
copper (metal)
cement (construction material)
lath (grounding surface)
moats
concrete
flagstone
walkways
paths
stairs
steps (stair units)
drains
gravel
paving stone
paving
grading
drawings (visual works)
architectural drawings (visual works)
water supply systems
drainage
blueprints (reprographic copies)
Alden Hopkins (landscape architect, 1905-1960)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number GD K-1-07
Alternative title Ellipse pools & overlook, plan & details, Harvard University - Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C.
Contributor
Garden Area
Catalogue House
Box Walk
Tennis Court
Ellipse
Date
1960
Measurements
58.5 x 87.8 cm (23.0 x 34.6 inches)
Materials/Techniques
blueprint process on paper with red colored pencil
Work types
cyanotypes
architectural drawings
blueprints
drawings