Details of steps and pool

 
Accession number GD I-3-11
Alternative title 3/4" Scale details of steps and pool, Bliss estate, Washington, D.C.
Creator
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1931
Measurements
34.7 x 41.2 cm (13.7 x 16.2 inches)
Scale
3/4 inch = 1 foot
Materials/Techniques
graphite and blue colored pencil shading on tracing paper
Work types
architectural drawings
drawings

Description

Drawing undated, probably created 1931 based on dated drawing of horseshoe steps GD I-3-23.

Written on recto: Step coping; Detail of pool coping; and Shell at bottom of pool.

Scale 3/4"-[1 foot?].

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

steps (stair units)
fountains
copings
reliefs (sculptures)
measurements (dimensions)
shells
motifs
shells in art
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number GD I-3-11
Alternative title 3/4" Scale details of steps and pool, Bliss estate, Washington, D.C.
Creator
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1931
Measurements
34.7 x 41.2 cm (13.7 x 16.2 inches)
Scale
3/4 inch = 1 foot
Materials/Techniques
graphite and blue colored pencil shading on tracing paper
Work types
architectural drawings
drawings