Lantern outside Music Room (2)

 
Accession number GD S-2-06
Creator
Garden Area
Music Room Terrace
Date
1934
Measurements
27.8 x 21.4 cm (10.9 x 8.4 inches)
Materials/Techniques
graphite, black ink and yellow colored pencil shading on tracing paper
Work types
design drawings
drawings

Description

Drawing unsigned, unknown creator. Possibly Beatrix Farrand or her office staff.

Multiple notations in pencil; one is "Done Jan 25-[19]34."

Four lantern options presented, one in upper right corner is circled and identified "This one." This is possibly the one chosen by Mildred Bliss. One in lower left corner has notation, "F.S. for orangerie" and may have been considered for the Orangery.

Yellow colored pencil shading on verso.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

lanterns (lighting devices)
brackets (structural elements)
glass (material)
iron (metal)
wrought iron (iron alloy)
sketches
drawings
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number GD S-2-06
Creator
Garden Area
Music Room Terrace
Date
1934
Measurements
27.8 x 21.4 cm (10.9 x 8.4 inches)
Materials/Techniques
graphite, black ink and yellow colored pencil shading on tracing paper
Work types
design drawings
drawings