Sketch of kidney seat for Forsythia Walk

 
Accession number GD B-2-13
Alternative title Sketch of kidney seat for Forsythia Walk for Robert W. Bliss, Esq. at Washington, D.C.
Creator
Garden Area
Forsythia Dell
Cherry Hill
Date
1931
Measurements
62.2 x 54.9 cm (24.5 x 21.6 inches)
Scale
1 1/2 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: "See drawings at 3"=1'0" & F.S.D" ; "See F.S.D. slats, see later drawings for end of toprail" ; "wider top."

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

benches (furniture)
garden furniture
elevations (orthographic projections)
plans (orthographic projections)
backs (furniture components)
legs (furniture components)
semicircular
architectural drawings (visual works)
wood (plant material)
splats
kidney-shaped
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number GD B-2-13
Alternative title Sketch of kidney seat for Forsythia Walk for Robert W. Bliss, Esq. at Washington, D.C.
Creator
Garden Area
Forsythia Dell
Cherry Hill
Date
1931
Measurements
62.2 x 54.9 cm (24.5 x 21.6 inches)
Scale
1 1/2 inches = 1 foot
Materials/Techniques
graphite on tracing paper
Work types
architectural drawings
drawings