Title
Fountain Terrace, northwest corner (1)
Alternate Title
Fountain Terrace & corner of steps, Wisteria arbor in distance
Contributor
Beatrix Farrand
Photographer
Stewart Bros. Photographers
Date
1929 - 1932
Garden Area
Fountain Terrace
Herb Garden
Description

Beatrix Farrand and her office staff contributed drawings for the design of the Fountain Terrace also known as Terrace D.

On verso: Typewritten label: "Fountain Terrace N.W. Corner." Handwritten in pencil: "Fountain Terrace & Corner of Steps Wisteria Arbor in distance"; "#188".

#188 refers to the number of photograph in The Bliss Album of Garden Photographs (188.AR.LA.GP.18.15) held in the Dumbarton Oaks Archives. The photographs are attributed to Stewart Bros. Photographers taken around 1929-1932.

The Wisteria arbor in the Herb Garden is showing.

Accession No.
GP 18-14
Related Items
Details
Work Types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Subjects
gardens (open spaces)
Flowers
steps (stair units)
stairs
planters (containers)
plants, potted
flowerpots
arbors
stone (worked rock)
fountains
photographs
black-and-white photographs
Wisteria
Collection
Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
Repository
Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Location
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Index Terms
Fountain Terrace → view looking northwest
Herb Garden. See also herbarium; herbs → view from Fountain Terrace