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Bird number 1 for swing seat support, Beech Terrace

 
Accession number GD L-3-03H
Alternative title Bird #1 for swing seat support, Beech Terrace
Creator
Garden Area
Beech Terrace
Date
1935
Measurements
30.3 x 23.6 cm (11.9 x 9.3 inches)
Materials/Techniques
graphite and blue colored pencil on tracing paper
Work types
design drawings
architectural drawings
drawings

Description

Drawing unsigned, probably created by Beatrix Farrand based on related drawings for the Beech Terrace swing.

Undated, probably created in 1935 based on related drawings of bird ornamentation for the Beech Terrace swing.

Erased writing below title, possibly "Construction typical for all 6 birds."

Multiple drawings of a bird for the swing, but only one with blue colored pencil shading.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

birds in art
sections (orthographic projections)
swings
garden seats
garden furniture
benches (furniture)
designs (concepts)
architectural drawings (visual works)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)