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Sketch plan for Tennis Court parterre and connection with other gardens

 
Accession number GD T-2-58
Creator
Garden Area
North Vista
Box Walk
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Green Garden
Orangery
Pebble Garden
Kitchen Gardens
Herbaceous Border
Tennis Court
Rose Garden
Arbor Terrace
Box Terrace
Date
1959
Measurements
46.8 x 60.5 cm (18.4 x 23.8 inches)
Scale
1 inch = 20 feet
Materials/Techniques
diazo process, overlay and added ink, graphite and colored pencil
Work types
landscaping plans
drawings
landscape architecture drawings
plans

Description

Reprographic print.

Second drawing overlays original drawing and secured by tape and adhesive.

Accession number changed form J-2.14 to T-2.58 by unknown hand.

On verso in pencil: "Sketch for Tennis Court parterre."

Label under overlay drawing, "Byzantine Church Garden."

On overlay drawing in pencil: "Curved Benches From Meridian House."

Two fountains noted, "Fountain with Horses" and "Fountain with Man."

"Mrs. Farrand's plan for Herbaceous Border Walls [points to locations with 3 arrows].

Subjects

plans (orthographic projections)
sketches
parterres
swimming pools
courts (built works)
fountains
scrollwork
steps (stair units)
stairs
orangeries
shrubs
garden walks
walkways
walks
toolsheds
trellises
garden structures
yew
perennials
Flowers
walls
arbors
retaining walls
Magnolia (genus)
benches (furniture)
trees
designs (concepts)
drawings (visual works)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number GD T-2-58
Creator
Garden Area
North Vista
Box Walk
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Green Garden
Orangery
Pebble Garden
Kitchen Gardens
Herbaceous Border
Tennis Court
Rose Garden
Arbor Terrace
Box Terrace
Date
1959
Measurements
46.8 x 60.5 cm (18.4 x 23.8 inches)
Scale
1 inch = 20 feet
Materials/Techniques
diazo process, overlay and added ink, graphite and colored pencil
Work types
landscaping plans
drawings
landscape architecture drawings
plans