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Sketch of arbor, Terrace E, elevation and section

 
Accession number GD P-2-01A
Alternative title Sketch of arbor,Terrace "E", Res. R.W. Bliss
Creator
Garden Area
Terrace E
Date
1924 - 1929
Measurements
35.9 x 43.5 cm (14.1 x 17.1 inches)
Scale
1/4 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 unsigned, probably created by Beatrix Farrand's Office under the direction of Beatrix Farrand.

Drawing undated, probably created between 1924-1929 based on development of the garden area in photographs.

Annotations possibly by Ruth Havey: See 3/4" scale (R.M.H.), scales 13'-0". 

Drawing repaired.

Title and alternate title created by cataloger.

Subjects

arbors
arches
garden structures
elevations (orthographic projections)
sections (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-2-01A
Alternative title Sketch of arbor,Terrace "E", Res. R.W. Bliss
Creator
Garden Area
Terrace E
Date
1924 - 1929
Measurements
35.9 x 43.5 cm (14.1 x 17.1 inches)
Scale
1/4 inch = 1 foot
Materials/Techniques
graphite on tracing paper
Work types
architectural drawings
drawings