Kitchen Garden, upper level tool house

 
Accession number GP 28-7
Alternative title Tool house in Cutting Gardens area of the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Kitchen Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Tennis Court
Kitchen Gardens
Date
1929 - 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, 8 x 10 inches with white border. Typewritten label: "Kitchen Garden & tool houses, tool house"; Handwritten: "B-144", "Kitchen garden, tool house on upper level- W. Copy 2 is duplicate of 1, 7.5 x 9.5 inches, no border. Typewritten label: "Kitchen Garden & tool houses, tool houses"; Handwritten: "B-144, Dup.", "Upper level." Copy 3, 8.5 x 10 inches, white border. Typewritten label: "Kitchen Garden & tool houses, tool houses"; Handwritten: "#231 Cutting gardens and tool house."

Photographer probably Stewart Bros. Photographers based on handwritten #231, corresponding to their numbering system.

Taken between late-1920's and 1932 based when Stewart Bros. took photographs of the gardens and on other dated photographs showing the lead cisterns on either side of the tool house.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

toolsheds
garden structures
roofs
walls
stone (worked rock)
Plants
planting
Flowers
trees
shrubs
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 28-7
Alternative title Tool house in Cutting Gardens area of the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Kitchen Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Tennis Court
Kitchen Gardens
Date
1929 - 1932
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver prints
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints