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Preliminary sketch, alterations of Cool House

 
Accession number GD E-2-10A
Alternative title Preliminary sketch, alterations of Cool House, Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C.
Creator
Garden Area
Cool House
Date
1950
Measurements
35.5 x 45.6 cm (14.0 x 18.0 inches)
Scale
1/4 inch = 1 foot
Materials/Techniques
graphite and red colored pencil on tracing paper
Work types
architectural drawings
drawings
plans

Description

Written in lower right corner: R.W.P. [Robert W. Patterson], 1/50.

Preliminary sketch for proposed changes of the Cool House (greenhouse) to transform space into a Garden Center. The Garden Center was never realized in this space.

Discolored tape noted on upper right edge of drawing. No tear noted.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

plans (orthographic projections)
libraries (buildings)
rare books
reading rooms
shelves
rest rooms
tables (support furniture)
chairs (furniture forms)
building (structures)
alterations (object components)
architectural drawings (visual works)
greenhouses
walls
sliding doors
windows
floor plans
offices (work spaces)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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