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Title
Fountain Terrace, terrace and steps, west side (1)
Alternate Title
Fountain Terrace, terrace & steps
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 and Herb Garden. Herb Garden showing with arbor in distance.

Two copies of photograph in collection:

Copy A: 7.75 x 9.5 inches. On verso: Handwritten in pencil: "Fountain Terrace, Terrace & Steps - W. side" ; "Fountain Terrace of Dumbarton Oaks Estate" ;  "X [circled]." In black ink: "#187." Piece of adhesive on verso.

Copy B: 8.0 x 10.0 inches. On verso: "Typewritten label: Fountain Terrace, Terrace & Steps - W. side." Handwritten in pencil: "#187 Fountain terrace & steps."

#187 refers to 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 between 1929-1932.

Accession No.
GP 18-15
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Details
Work Types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints
Measurements
7.75 x 9.5 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Subjects
fountains
gardens (open spaces)
steps (stair units)
stairs
sculpture (visual work)
outdoor sculpture
gates
arbors
canopies (structural elements)
flowerpots
plants, potted
Flowers
trees
grass (plant material)
finials
walls
balconies
photographs
black-and-white photographs
ivy
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
fountains → Fountain Terrace → view looking northwest
finials → for Herb Garden
Fountain Terrace → finials
Fountain Terrace → steps
steps → Fountain Terrace

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