Title
Azalea inscription, north wall swimming pool
Alternate Title
Azalea inscription for Robert Woods Bliss, esq. at Washington, D.C.
Creator
Beatrix Farrand
Date Created
1935
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Description

Drawing unsigned, probably created by Beatrix Farrand's Office under the direction of Beatrix Farrand as part of the re-design of the Swimming Pool and Loggia. 

Written in ink: See F.S.D.

Small portion of drawing missing in upper left corner.

Verse for inscription from the poem "Reprieve", written by American poet and novelist Joseph Auslander, a friend of the Blisses. Joseph Auslander was the first Poet Laureate Consultant in poetry to the Library of Congress, a position he held from 1937-1941.

Title created by cataloger from title words on drawing.

Accession No.
GD I-2-15
Details
Work Types
architectural drawings
drawings
Measurements
28.5 x 41.1 cm (11.2 x 16.2 inches)
Scale
1/2 inch = 1 foot
Materials/Techniques
black ink and graphite on paper with green colored pencil shading
Subjects
inscriptions
azaleas
flowering shrubs
plaster
walls
Auslander, Joseph, 1897-1965
poems
Collection
Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
Repository
Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Location
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Index Terms
inscriptions → for wall northwest of swimming pool
Swimming Pool. See also tennis and swimming club → inscription for wall northwest of pool