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Seat and canopy for the landing between C-D Terraces and Seat for front door

 
Accession number GD O-2-02A
Alternative title Seat and canopy for the C-D Terraces landing and Seat for front door
Creator
Garden Area
Terrace C
House Exteriors
Terrace D
Date
1926 - 1930
Measurements
24.0 x 37.8 cm (9.4 x 14.9 inches)
Materials/Techniques
graphite on tracing paper
Work types
architectural drawings
drawings

Description

Drawing unsigned, probably created by Beatrix Farrand or her office staff as a design consideration for the seat and canopy for the landing between the Terrace C and D and seat for the front door of the mansion.

Drawing undated, probably created between 1926-1930 based on dated drawings GD O-3-11 and GD O-3-15 for the seat and canopy.

Multiple notations written on drawing in pencil: For the front door seat drawing, "Study, 1/2" scale" and "6' or 6'2" overall" ; for seat and hood: "Plan C.D., landing if need be" ; "Plan if need be of this [illegible word?] to clear steps" ; lead, square, flower garden, brackets, apron perforated, CD landing."

"No" is written next to two of the three canopies.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

benches (furniture)
garden furniture
canopies (structural elements)
baldachins (canopies)
ironwork (visual works)
iron (metal)
architectural drawings (visual works)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number GD O-2-02A
Alternative title Seat and canopy for the C-D Terraces landing and Seat for front door
Creator
Garden Area
Terrace C
House Exteriors
Terrace D
Date
1926 - 1930
Measurements
24.0 x 37.8 cm (9.4 x 14.9 inches)
Materials/Techniques
graphite on tracing paper
Work types
architectural drawings
drawings