Plan of kidney seat

 
Accession number GD B-3-25
Alternative title Plan of kidney seat for Robert W. Bliss, esq. at Washington, D.C.
Creator
Garden Area
Forsythia Dell
Cherry Hill
Date
1931
Measurements
49.3 x 91.3 cm (19.4 x 35.9 inches)
Scale
3 inches = 1 foot
Materials/Techniques
graphite and green ink on tracing paper
Work types
architectural drawings
drawings
plans

Description

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

Added notation in pencil: "Discarded."

Drawing shows splat locations for #2-#21 and #1 end of top rail at seat.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

benches (furniture)
garden furniture
kidney-shaped
splats
plans (orthographic projections)
seats (furniture components)
backs (furniture components)
wood (plant material)
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-3-25
Alternative title Plan of kidney seat for Robert W. Bliss, esq. at Washington, D.C.
Creator
Garden Area
Forsythia Dell
Cherry Hill
Date
1931
Measurements
49.3 x 91.3 cm (19.4 x 35.9 inches)
Scale
3 inches = 1 foot
Materials/Techniques
graphite and green ink on tracing paper
Work types
architectural drawings
drawings
plans