Bench for Lilac Circle (2)

 
Accession number GD F-3-22B
Alternative title Bench for Lilac Circle for Robert Woods Bliss, Esq. at Washington, D.C.
Creator
Garden Area
Mélisande's Allée
Lilac Circle
Date
1933
Measurements
35.1 x 61.1 cm (13.8 x 24.1 inches)
Scale
1 1/2 inches = 1 foot
Materials/Techniques
graphite and pink colored pencil on tracing paper
Work types
architectural drawings
drawings

Description

Bench originally designed for Lilac Circle, but it was installed in the north end of Mélisande's Allée.

Includes drawings of F.S. Section A-A; F.S. Section B-B; F.S. Section through intermediate post C-C; and Elevation of Back with Curve Developed.

Written above title in pencil by unknown hand: "Discarded."

Scale for Elevation of Back with Curve Developed: 1 1/2"=1'0".

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

benches (furniture)
garden furniture
sections (orthographic projections)
elevations (orthographic projections)
posts (structural elements)
seats (furniture components)
backs (furniture components)
legs (furniture components)
semicircular
rails (object components)
caps (pedestal components)
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 F-3-22B
Alternative title Bench for Lilac Circle for Robert Woods Bliss, Esq. at Washington, D.C.
Creator
Garden Area
Mélisande's Allée
Lilac Circle
Date
1933
Measurements
35.1 x 61.1 cm (13.8 x 24.1 inches)
Scale
1 1/2 inches = 1 foot
Materials/Techniques
graphite and pink colored pencil on tracing paper
Work types
architectural drawings
drawings