Fountain Terrace, terrace and steps, west side (1)

 
Accession number GP 18-15
Alternative title Fountain Terrace, terrace & steps
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Fountain Terrace
Herb Garden
Date
1929 - 1932
Measurements
7.75 x 9.5 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

Description

Beatrix Farrand and her office staff contributed drawings for the design of the Fountain Terrace and Herb Garden. Herb Garden showing with arbor in distance.

Two copies of photograph in collection:

Copy A: 7.75 x 9.5 inches. On verso: Handwritten in pencil: "Fountain Terrace, Terrace & Steps - W. side" ; "Fountain Terrace of Dumbarton Oaks Estate" ;  "X [circled]." In black ink: "#187." Piece of adhesive on verso.

Copy B: 8.0 x 10.0 inches. On verso: "Typewritten label: Fountain Terrace, Terrace & Steps - W. side." Handwritten in pencil: "#187 Fountain terrace & steps."

#187 refers to number of photograph in The Bliss Album of Garden Photographs held in the Dumbarton Oaks Archives. The photographs are attributed to Stewart Bros. Photographers taken between 1929-1932.

Subjects

fountains
gardens (open spaces)
steps (stair units)
stairs
sculpture (visual work)
outdoor sculpture
gates
arbors
canopies (structural elements)
flowerpots
plants, potted
Flowers
trees
grass (plant material)
finials
walls
balconies
photographs
black-and-white photographs
ivy
Wisteria
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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