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Plaque for mask in E Arbor fountain and section through pool

 
Accession number GD P-3-06
Alternative title Plaque for mask in "E" Arbor, & section thru pool for Robert W. Bliss Esq. at Washington, D.C.
Creator
Garden Area
Terrace E
Date
1931
Measurements
37.8 x 31.0 cm (14.9 x 12.2 inches)
Scale
3/4 inch = 1 foot
Materials/Techniques
graphite on tracing paper
Work types
design drawings
drawings

Description

Written in lower right corner: See also F.S.D. Plaque.

Drawing of fountain river god with the Blisses' signature "wheat" framing his head.

Full scale measurement not indicated. Probably 3/4"=1'0". Written on drawing: 3/4" Scale. 

Erased text faintly visible on bottom of drawing.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

fountains
reliefs (sculptures)
niches
arches
arbors
sections (orthographic projections)
wheat
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number GD P-3-06
Alternative title Plaque for mask in "E" Arbor, & section thru pool for Robert W. Bliss Esq. at Washington, D.C.
Creator
Garden Area
Terrace E
Date
1931
Measurements
37.8 x 31.0 cm (14.9 x 12.2 inches)
Scale
3/4 inch = 1 foot
Materials/Techniques
graphite on tracing paper
Work types
design drawings
drawings