Kidney seat, elevation of splats

 
Accession number GD B-3-27
Alternative title Kidney seat, elevation of splats for Robert W. Bliss, esq. at Washington, D.C.
Creator
Garden Area
Forsythia Dell
Cherry Hill
Date
1931
Measurements
49.1 x 85.5 cm (19.3 x 33.7 inches)
Scale
3 inches = 1 foot
Materials/Techniques
graphite on tracing paper
Work types
architectural drawings
drawings

Description

The kidney seat was originally designed for the Forsythia Walk, but was installed near Cherry Hill instead.

Written in pencil: "Note- sides of splats are at right angles to the seat, front and back splats slope 2" to each vertical foot of height. (See F.S.D. section thru seat)" ; "Splats 5/8" thick" ; "See F.S.D. splats."

Drawings for splats #2-#21 included in Garden Archives Collection.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

benches (furniture)
garden furniture
backs (furniture components)
wood (plant material)
splats
kidney-shaped
architectural drawings (visual works)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number GD B-3-27
Alternative title Kidney seat, elevation of splats for Robert W. Bliss, esq. at Washington, D.C.
Creator
Garden Area
Forsythia Dell
Cherry Hill
Date
1931
Measurements
49.1 x 85.5 cm (19.3 x 33.7 inches)
Scale
3 inches = 1 foot
Materials/Techniques
graphite on tracing paper
Work types
architectural drawings
drawings