Bliss kidney seat elevation, unfinished

 
Accession number GD B-3-26
Alternative title Bliss-kidney seat-elevation, (unfinished)
Creator
Garden Area
Forsythia Dell
Cherry Hill
Date
1931
Measurements
55.0 x 91.3 cm (21.7 x 35.9 inches)
Scale
3 inches = 1 foot
Materials/Techniques
graphite on tracing paper
Work types
architectural drawings
drawings

Description

The kidney seat was originally designed for the Forsythia Walk, but was installed near Cherry Hill instead.

Drawing unsigned, probably created by Beatrix Farrand based on other signed drawings for the kidney-shaped seat.

Written in pencil: "Discarded."

Drawing shows splats #7-#21.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

benches (furniture)
garden furniture
splats
backs (furniture components)
legs (furniture components)
kidney-shaped
architectural drawings (visual works)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number GD B-3-26
Alternative title Bliss-kidney seat-elevation, (unfinished)
Creator
Garden Area
Forsythia Dell
Cherry Hill
Date
1931
Measurements
55.0 x 91.3 cm (21.7 x 35.9 inches)
Scale
3 inches = 1 foot
Materials/Techniques
graphite on tracing paper
Work types
architectural drawings
drawings