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Kitchen Garden, lower level, looking southeast to yew

 
Accession number GP 28-10
Alternative title Kitchen garden, vegetable garden & tool house in the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Kitchen Gardens
Date
1927 - 1932
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver prints
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

Description

Beatrix Farrand designed the tool houses in the Kitchen Gardens.

3 copies in collection.

On verso:

Copy 1. Typewritten label: "Kitchen Garden & tool houses, Kitchen Garden, Summer 1927"; Handwritten: "B-52"; "Kitchen Garden, lower level - looking s.e. to yew, sum[mer] 1927"; 8 x 10 inches with white border.

Copy 2. Typewritten label: "Kitchen Garden & tool houses, Kitchen Garden, Summer 1927"; Handwritten: "Vegetable Garden & tool house"; "B-52 Dup."; 7.5 x 9.5 inches, no border.

Copy 3. Typewritten label: "Kitchen Garden & tool houses, Kitchen Garden, Summer 1927"; Handwritten: #232, Vegetable Garden"; Stamped in black ink: "Not to be reproduced without written authorization from The Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collections, Washington, DC"; 8.5 x 10 inches with white border.

Handwritten #232 corresponds to numbering system by Stewart Bros. Photographers, who photographed the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, ca. 1929-1932.

Uncertain date due to Summer 1927 on verso of photograph and dates the photographers worked for Dumbarton Oaks. 

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

vegetable gardens
gardens (open spaces)
planting
walls
stone (worked rock)
yew
trees
shrubs
garden structures
toolsheds
roofs
walkways
walks
brick (clay product)
black-and-white photographs
photographs
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number GP 28-10
Alternative title Kitchen garden, vegetable garden & tool house in the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Kitchen Gardens
Date
1927 - 1932
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver prints
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints