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Plan and elevation for Herbaceous Border walls to replace yew hedges (3)

 
Accession number GD F-3-28C
Alternative title Plan and elevation for Herbaceous Border walls to replace yew hedges at Dumbarton Oaks, Georgetown, D.C.
Creator
Garden Area
Herbaceous Border
Date
1942
Measurements
69.5 x 127.7 cm (27.4 x 50.3 inches)
Materials/Techniques
diazo process on paper
Work types
architectural drawings
diazotypes
drawings
plans

Description

Drawing is unsigned and undated reprographic print. Original created by Beatrix Farrand in 1942; copy probably created by Beatrix Farrand about 1942.

Similar drawing in a reprographic print is GD F-3-28.

Two scale notations: 1/4"=1'0" and 3/4"=1/0".

Written in upper left corner: "Note - In building new stone walls follow as closely as possible the color, texture, and manner of laying of the southwest wall of the Fountain Terrace."

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

walls
stone (worked rock)
arbors
stucco
brick (clay product)
bluestone
cap mouldings
measurements (dimensions)
concrete
footings
foundations (structural elements)
benches (furniture)
steps (stair units)
stairs
yew
hedges
perennials
gates
piers (supporting elements)
sections (orthographic projections)
plans (orthographic projections)
architectural drawings (visual works)
diazotypes (copies)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)