General plan for Garden for the Blind

 
Accession number GD F-2-03
Alternative title General plan, Garden for the Blind, Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C.
Creator
Garden Area
Kitchen Gardens
Date
1951
Measurements
57.2 x 87.9 cm (22.5 x 34.6 inches)
Materials/Techniques
diazo process on paper
Work types
design drawings
architectural drawings
drawings
plans

Description

Mildred Bliss was interested in creating a Garden for the Blind for what was the former Frame Yard in the Kitchen Gardens, but it was later decided the site was too far removed for visitors to access. The design was never realized.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

gardens (open spaces)
blind (people)
railings (balustrades)
gates
iron (metal)
groundcover
bulbs (plants)
brick (clay product)
walls
walkways
benches (furniture)
flowers (plants)
shrubs
plants
piers (supporting elements)
pavements (surface elements)
fountains
herbs
trees
Pteridophyta (division)
stone (worked rock)
stairs
steps (stair units)
plans (orthographic projections)
architectural drawings (visual works)
diazotypes (copies)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number GD F-2-03
Alternative title General plan, Garden for the Blind, Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C.
Creator
Garden Area
Kitchen Gardens
Date
1951
Measurements
57.2 x 87.9 cm (22.5 x 34.6 inches)
Materials/Techniques
diazo process on paper
Work types
design drawings
architectural drawings
drawings
plans