Measurements for seat under swing canopy

 
Accession number GD O-3-29E
Creator
Garden Area
Terrior Column and Enclosure
Date
1949
Measurements
61.4 x 74.7 cm (24.2 x 29.4 inches)
Materials/Techniques
graphite on tracing paper
Work types
architectural drawings
drawings

Description

Drawing unsigned, probably created by Ruth Havey based on similar signed and dated drawings for the Terrior seat.

Drawing is for Doria and teak seat to replace one designed by Beatrix Farrand in 1935.

Written in lower right corner in pencil: "Measured 5/8/49."

Multiple scales noted: Lead Canopy, 3/4"=1'0"; Doria Base, 3"=1'0"; Teak Plank for Seat-Carved, 1 1/2"=1'0"; Section through lead roof, 3"=1'0"; Carving in seat, 3"=1'0"

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

benches (furniture)
garden furniture
roofs
elevations (orthographic projections)
plans
lead (metal)
plate (material)
sections (orthographic projections)
base components: columns
supports (furniture components)
limestone
ironwork (visual works)
teak (wood)
architectural drawings (visual works)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number GD O-3-29E
Creator
Garden Area
Terrior Column and Enclosure
Date
1949
Measurements
61.4 x 74.7 cm (24.2 x 29.4 inches)
Materials/Techniques
graphite on tracing paper
Work types
architectural drawings
drawings