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Preliminary study of the Cool House changes

 
Accession number GD E-2-09
Alternative title Preliminary study of the Cool House changes, Dumbarton Oaks
Creator
Garden Area
Cool House
Date
1949
Measurements
58.1 x 70.8 cm (22.9 x 27.9 inches)
Scale
1/4 inch = 1 foot
Materials/Techniques
diazo process on paper
Work types
architectural drawings
diazotypes
drawings
plans

Description

Drawing is reprographic print.

Print is unsigned. Original signed by G. Morris Steinbraker. Print probably created by G. Morris Steinbraker or his staff.

Original dated July 25, 1949. Print probably also created in 1949.

Drawing includes east and side elevations, section and plan for proposed changes to the Cool House (greenhouse) to transform space into a Garden Center. The Garden Center was never realized in this space.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

building (structures)
plans (orthographic projections)
sections (orthographic projections)
elevations (orthographic projections)
windows
roofs
measurements (dimensions)
concrete slabs
walls
gravel
copper (metal)
lead (metal)
architectural ornament
architectural drawings (visual works)
libraries (buildings)
alterations (object components)
diazotypes (copies)
greenhouses
heating plans
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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