Benches north of swimming pool

 
Accession number GD I-3-70F
Alternative title Benches north of swimming pool for Robert Woods Bliss Esq. at Washington, D.C.
Creator
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1933
Measurements
71.3 x 127.7 cm (28.1 x 50.3 inches)
Scale
1 1/2 inches = 1 foot
Materials/Techniques
graphite on tracing paper
Work types
architectural drawings
drawings

Description

Added in pencil on recto: 1 bench 5'-6" long; 1 [bench] 5'-10" long; seat thickened to 1 3/4" and curved apron added; bend ribbon backward instead of forward; AB modelled on the ground; see later finial, 5/12/33 [with strikethrough of last statement].

Title created by cataloger from title words on drawing.

Subjects

benches (furniture)
legs (furniture components)
finials
backs (furniture components)
arms (furniture components)
railings (balustrades)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number GD I-3-70F
Alternative title Benches north of swimming pool for Robert Woods Bliss Esq. at Washington, D.C.
Creator
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1933
Measurements
71.3 x 127.7 cm (28.1 x 50.3 inches)
Scale
1 1/2 inches = 1 foot
Materials/Techniques
graphite on tracing paper
Work types
architectural drawings
drawings