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Gate opening north side of flower garden, before construction of gates

 
Accession number GP 4-2
Alternative title Measurement photo of gate between Terrace D and Terrace E
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Terrace E
Terrace D
Date
1930 - 1938
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

Description

Beatrix Farrand created drawings for the gate between the Terrace D and Terrace E in 1930, GD O-3-19.

As the garden area appeared between 1930 and 1938 based on the date of existing architectural drawings for the Herb Garden balcony and Beatrix Farrand arbor.

Photograph undated, taken approximately between 1930 and 1938 based on appearance of garden area.

Three copies of the photograph in the Collection.

Copy 1 verso: Typewritten label: Arbor Terrace, Measurement photo of gate btn. Ftn. Terrace & Arbor. Also handwritten: Measurement photo. gate opening North side of flower garden.

Copy 2, GP 4-2A, verso: Handwritten: #13, D. Work gate (wood)? width between posts - M-1.83 or 6'0" ft. B-162.

Copy 3, GP 4-2B, verso: Handwritten: Measurement photograph. Gate opening N. side of flower garden, before construction of gates.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

gates
measurements (dimensions)
stone (worked rock)
walls
hedges
trees
arbors
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.)