Fountain Terrace, two jets before lead fountains

 
Accession number GP 18-3
Alternative title Fountain Terrace, looking north
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Herb Garden
Fountain Terrace
Terrace D
Date
1930
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

Description

Beatrix Farrand created drawings that contributed to the design of the Fountain Terrace, also known as Terrace D during this time. Herb Garden showing in distance.

On verso: Typewritten label: "Fountain Terrace, two jets before lead f[oun]t[ai]ns, June 1930." Handwritten: "#191, Fountain Terrace - Looking North."

#191 refers to the number of photograph in The Bliss Album of Garden Photographs held in the Dumbarton Oaks Archives. The photographs are attributed to Stewart Bros. Photographers taken around 1929-1932. 

Subjects

fountains
gardens (open spaces)
Flowers
walls
piers (supporting elements)
arbors
balconies
hedges
trees
grass (plant material)
Wisteria
photographs
black-and-white photographs
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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