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Bookcase panel with Italian inscription, close up

 
Accession number GP 4-14
Creator
Photographer
Garden Area
Herb Garden
Date
1935 - 1956
Measurements
9 x 11 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

Description

Close-up view of the bookcase panel with inscription installed in 1935 from Beatrix Farrand drawings, GD P-3-25B. Includes chairs under arbor also designed by Beatrix Farrand in 1932, GD P-3-17.

Photograph undated, probably taken between 1935 and Ruth Havey's redesign of the arbor in 1956.

Photographer unidentified.

Photograph is an inkjet print reproduction.

In the 1956 redesign, the Dante inscription was moved from the bookcase panel to the south wall of the arbor.

On verso: handwritten: COPY, original missing.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

panels (ornament areas)
inscriptions
garden furniture
benches (furniture)
arches
arbors
wisteria
reproductions
inkjet prints
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 4-14
Creator
Photographer
Garden Area
Herb Garden
Date
1935 - 1956
Measurements
9 x 11 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints