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Arbor for Terrace E, section, elevation, plan (1)

 
Accession number GD P-3-01
Alternative title Arbor for Terrace "E", The Oaks, Washington, D.C. (1)
Creator
Garden Area
Terrace E
Date
1924 - 1929
Measurements
77.9 x 110.4 cm (30.7 x 43.5 inches)
Scale
3/4 inch = 1 foot
Materials/Techniques
graphite on tracing paper
Work types
architectural drawings
drawings

Description

Arbor design was modified from a sixteenth-century design by French architect Jacques Du Cerceau for the garden of the Château Montargis in Montargis, France.

Drawing undated, probably created between 1924-1929 based on garden area photographs.

Light pencil markings noted on drawing.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

arbors
arches
garden structures
elevations (orthographic projections)
sections (orthographic projections)
plans (orthographic projections)
posts (structural elements)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number GD P-3-01
Alternative title Arbor for Terrace "E", The Oaks, Washington, D.C. (1)
Creator
Garden Area
Terrace E
Date
1924 - 1929
Measurements
77.9 x 110.4 cm (30.7 x 43.5 inches)
Scale
3/4 inch = 1 foot
Materials/Techniques
graphite on tracing paper
Work types
architectural drawings
drawings