Brick walk with daffodils (2)

 
Accession number GP 31-5
Alternative title Brick walk with daffodils in Mélisande's Allée, Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Creator
Photographer
Garden Area
Mélisande's Allée
Lovers' Lane Pool
Date
1935 - 1960
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

Description

Springtime view of Mélisande's Allée south toward the Lovers' Lane Pool.

Beatrix Farrand determined the plantings for Mélisande's Allée according to Beatrix Farrand's Plant Book for Dumbarton Oaks.

Young boy standing in front of the Lovers' Lane Pool is unidentified.

Photograph undated, possibly taken after mid-1930s and before 1960 based on the young boy's style of dress.

On verso: typewritten label: Mélisande's Allée Brick walk with daffodils. Also handwritten: Informal gardens; 26; 70a; 85%; [in red pencil] X.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

brick (clay product)
walkways
paths
garden walks
flowers (plants)
Daffodils
trees
trellises
Acer (genus)
photographs
black-and-white photographs
photographic prints
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number GP 31-5
Alternative title Brick walk with daffodils in Mélisande's Allée, Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Creator
Photographer
Garden Area
Mélisande's Allée
Lovers' Lane Pool
Date
1935 - 1960
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints