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Title
Herbaceous Border, view looking north thru wooden gates (1)
Alternate Title
Herbaceous Border, looking north through gates toward Kitchen Garden
Photographer
Stewart Bros. Photographers
Date
1932
Garden Area
Herbaceous Border
Description

Four copies of photograph in collection:

Copy 1 with cream colored border, 10.0 x 8.0 inches: On verso: Typewritten label: "Herbaceous Border, view looking north thru wooden gates, Summer 1932." Handwritten in pencil: "Herbaceous Border, looking north through gates toward Kitchen Garden, Summer 1932" ; " 54 [circled], 66% of original" ; "B-178" ; "Informal gardens." Stamped in black ink: "Photo by Stewart Bros., 818-14th St., N.W., Washington, D.C." ; "G152." In red colored pencil: "W."

Copy 2 with cream colored border, 10.0 x 8.0 inches: On verso: Typewritten label: "Herbaceous Border, view looking north thru wooden gates, Summer 1932." Stamped in black ink: "Photo by Stewart Bros., 818-14th St., N.W., Washington, D.C."

Copy 3 with white border, 10.0 x 8.0 inches: On verso: Typewritten label: "Herbaceous Border, view looking north thru wooden gates, Summer 1932." Handwritten in pencil: "#229 Gates in Bird Walk, first gate open" ; "27."

Copy 4 with white border, 7.0 x 5.0 inches: On verso: Typewritten label: "Herbaceous Border, view looking north thru wooden gates, Summer 1932." Handwritten in pencil: "85.335." Embossed in support, "This paper manufactured by Kodak."

#229 on verso of copy 2, refers to number of photograph in The Bliss Album of Garden Photographs. Photographs taken by Stewart Brothers Photographers, 1929-1932.

Accession No.
GP 24-8
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Details
Work Types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
photographic print
Subjects
gates
paths
walkways
garden walks
grass (plant material)
flower gardens
Flowers
hedges
toolsheds
paving stone
pavements (surface elements)
shrubs
trees
walls
Plants
gardens (open spaces)
stairs
steps (stair units)
wood (plant material)
black-and-white photographs
photographs
Collection
Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
Repository
Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Location
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Index Terms
herbaceous border or herbaceous garden → views of → looking north
herbaceous border or herbaceous garden → gates
gates. See also entrance gates; forsythia gate → for herbaceous border and garden
Plum Walk → view of path looking north
paths. See also flagging and flag stones; paving; stepping stones; walks → view looking north down Plum Walk