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Title
Fountain Terrace, two jets before lead boy fountains
Alternate Title
Flower garden looking south before lead fountains
Creator
Beatrix Farrand
Photographer
Stewart Bros. Photographers
Date
1929 - 1932
Garden Area
Fountain Terrace
Terrace D
Description

Beatrix Farrand and her office staff created drawings for the design of the Fountain Terrace, also referred to as Terrace D.

Three copies of photograph in collection:

Copy A: 7.75 x 9.75 inches, white border. On verso: Typewritten label: "Fountain Terrace, 2 jets before lead boy fountains." Handwritten label: "Fountain Terrace, 2 jets before lead boy fountains" ; "Flower garden looking south - before lead fountains -." ; "B-105".

Copy B: 8.0 x 10.0 inches, white border. On verso: Typewritten label: "Fountain Terrace, 2 jets before lead f[oun]t[ai]ns." Handwritten in pencil: "#190, Fountain Terrace and jets of water, but no cherubs." Stamped in black ink: "NOT TO BE REPRODUCED, Without Written Authorization From The Dumbarton Oaks Research Library And Collections, Washington, DC."

Copy C: 7.25 x 9.5 inches, no border. On verso: Typewritten label: "Fountain Terrace, 2 jets before lead boy fountains" ; "18.5," crossed out and replaced with pencilled, "18.1." Handwritten label in pencil: "Fountain Terrace, 2 jets before lead boy fountains" ; "Flower Garden looking South (before fountains)" ; "Bliss" ; "B-105."

#190 refers to number of photograph in The Bliss Album of Garden Photographs. These photographs are attributed to Stewart Bros. Photographers taken around 1929-1932.

Accession No.
GP 18-1
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Details
Work Types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints
Measurements
7.75 x 9.75 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Subjects
fountains
gardens (open spaces)
trees
Flowers
planters (containers)
stone (worked rock)
grass (plant material)
photographs
black-and-white photographs
Collection
Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
Repository
Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Location
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Index Terms
Fountain Terrace → fountains for
fountains → Fountain Terrace → view looking south
Fountain Terrace → view looking south
terrace D. See also Fountain Terrace → fountains for → water jets
fountains → terrace D → water jets