Ellipse, detail of Provençal fountain

 
Accession number GP 15-18
Alternative title Ellipse, detail of fountain
Contributor
Garden Area
Box Walk
Ellipse
Date
1967 - 1980
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver prints
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

Description

Ruth Havey suggested the Provençal fountain, previously in the Copse garden area, be placed in the Ellipse around 1967. The hornbeam hedge placed by Alden Hopkins is showing beyond fountain.

Photographer unknown.

Photograph undated, probably created between 1967-1980.

Eight copies, each 10 x 8 inches, in collection with typewritten label: "The Ellipse, detail of fountain." Handwritten in pencil: "67.235.13"; Two have stamped in photographic paper: "This paper manufactured by Kodak."

On verso: "This paper manufactured by Kodak."

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

fountains
Provençal (culture or style)
Carpinus
grass (plant material)
stone (worked rock)
reliefs (sculptures)
pavements (surface elements)
trees
steps (stair units)
gravel
Nymphaeaceae
walkways
walks
brick (clay product)
photographs
black-and-white photographs
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number GP 15-18
Alternative title Ellipse, detail of fountain
Contributor
Garden Area
Box Walk
Ellipse
Date
1967 - 1980
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver prints
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints