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Beech Terrace, detail of iron seat canopy, leaves and birds

 
Accession number GP 5-12
Alternative title Ironwork for the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Beech Terrace swing seat canopy
Creator
Photographer
Garden Area
Beech Terrace
Date
1956
Measurements
7 x 9 inches
Materials/Techniques
photographic print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

Description

Beech Terrace swing seat iron canopy with integrated bird design created by Beatrix Farrand between 1934-1935 based on drawings created by her.

Photographer unknown.

Photograph undated. Handwritten on verso: "In folder labelled: Dumbarton Oaks 1956."

Typewritten label on verso: "Beech Terrace, Detail of Iron seat canopy - leaves and birds."

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

ironwork (visual works)
canopies (structural elements)
birds in art
iron (metal)
leaves in art
clouds
sky
trees
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.)
Accession number GP 5-12
Alternative title Ironwork for the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Beech Terrace swing seat canopy
Creator
Photographer
Garden Area
Beech Terrace
Date
1956
Measurements
7 x 9 inches
Materials/Techniques
photographic print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints