Wisteria Arbor in bloom, view northwest

 
Accession number GP 4-18
Alternative title Arbor Terrace, Wisteria Arbor in bloom
Creator
Photographer
Garden Area
Fountain Terrace
Herb Garden
Date
1954 - 1956
Measurements
3 x 3 inches
Materials/Techniques
chromogenic process on photographic paper
Work types
photographs
color photographs
photographic prints

Description

Beatrix Farrand designed the arbor, ca. 1928-1929, and drawings to rebuild it were created by Ruth Havey in 1954.

Photograph taken from Fountain Terrace into the Arbor Terrace probably after Ruth Havey's reconstruction of arbor in 1954 and before paving of Arbor Terrace in 1956.

Date stamped on verso of photograph is printing date, not date taken.

On verso: typewritten label: Arbor Terrace, Wisteria Arbor in Bloom, color, 1957. Also stamped with printing information: This is a Kodachrome print. Made by Eastman Kodak Company, T.M. Regis. U.S. Pat. Off. Week of August 5, 1957; 40.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

arbors
walls
wisteria
gates
tulips
Flowers
photographs
black-and-white photographs
photographic prints
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)