Brick walk with daffodils (4)

 
Accession number GP 31-11
Alternative title Brick walk with daffodils in Mélisande's Allée, Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
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 north toward the Lovers' Lane Pool.

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

Photograph undated, possibly taken between 1935 and 1960 based on existence of brick walk and similarities to GP 31-4 and GP 31-5.

Four copies of photograph in collection:

Copy 1, verso: handwritten: Mélisande's Allée Brick walk with daffodils.

Copy 2, verso: same as Copy 1.

Copy 3, verso: same as Copy 1.

Copy 4, verso: handwritten: Mélisande's Allée Brick walk with daffodils; [on white sticker in black ink] 68.53.1 copies Neg.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

walkways
paths
brick (clay product)
garden walks
trellises
flowers (plants)
Daffodils
trees
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 31-11
Alternative title Brick walk with daffodils in Mélisande's Allée, Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
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