Fountain Terrace with tulips

 
Accession number GP 18-18
Alternative title Fountain Terrace with tulips looking north
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Arbor Terrace
Fountain Terrace
Date
1964
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

Description

Beatrix Farrand and Ruth Havey contributed drawings for the design of the Fountain Terrace and Arbor Terrace.

Arbor Terrace shown in distance with arbor and beyond gate.

Four copies of photograph in collection all 8.0 x 10.0 inches with a white border:

Copy A: On verso: Typewritten label: "Fountain Terrace w/tulips." Handwritten in pencil: "Aug 4, 1964" ; "59.53.5" ; "Fountain Terrace with tulips." Stamped in black ink: "NOT TO BE REPRODUCED Without Written Authorization From The Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collections, Washington, D.C."

Copy B: On verso: Typewritten label: "Fountain Terrace w/tulips" [has whiteout correction of the "ai" in Fountain]. Handwritten in pencil: "Aug 4, 1964" ; "59.53.5" ; "Fountain Terrace with tulips."

Copy C: On verso: Typewritten label: "Fountain Terrace w/tulips." Handwritten in pencil: "Aug 4, 1964"; "59.53.5" ; "Fountain Terrace with tulips " ; "Photos for DKM to Research." Stamped in black ink: "NOT TO BE REPRODUCED Without Written Authorization From The Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collections, Washington, D.C."

Copy D: On verso: Typewritten label: "Fountain Terrace w/tulips" [has whiteout correction of the ai in Fountain]. Handwritten in pencil: "Aug 4, 1964" ; "59.53.5" (along bottom edge); "Fountain Terrace with tulips."

Probably taken in Spring, 1964 while tulips were blooming.

Subjects

fountains
sculpture (visual work)
outdoor sculpture
walls
gardens (open spaces)
gates
arbors
stairs
steps (stair units)
plants, potted
flowerpots
tulips
Flowers
grass (plant material)
stone (worked rock)
walkways
garden walks
trees
finials
photographs
black-and-white photographs
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number GP 18-18
Alternative title Fountain Terrace with tulips looking north
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Arbor Terrace
Fountain Terrace
Date
1964
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints