Balcony seat overlooking orchard

 
Accession number GP 4-13
Alternative title Arbor Terrace seat at north end of terrace
Creator
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Herb Garden
Date
1938 - 1956
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

Description

Balcony as designed by Beatrix Farrand, with contributions from Ruth Havey, in 1938. Yew hedges, herb beds, and pear trees surround the balcony.

Planting beds visible along the hedges are planted with herbs as described in plant list, Plantings for Mrs. Farrand.

Photograph undated, probably taken between 1938 and 1956, before the hedges were replaced with stone walls.

On verso: typewritten label: Arbor Terrace seat at north end of terrace. Also handwritten: New seat in E Terrace overlooking orchard; 303.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

balconies
hedges
beds (site elements)
trees
benches (furniture)
grass (plant material)
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 4-13
Alternative title Arbor Terrace seat at north end of terrace
Creator
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Herb Garden
Date
1938 - 1956
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints