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Title
Fountain Terrace, terrace and steps, west side (2)
Alternate Title
Fountain Terrace terrace & steps, west side
Contributor
Beatrix Farrand
Ruth Havey
Photographer
Ursula Pariser
Date
1965 - 1978
Garden Area
Arbor Terrace
Fountain Terrace
Description

Beatrix Farrand and Ruth Havey contributed drawings for the design of the Fountain Terrace and Arbor Terrace.

Elements of the Arbor Terrace garden shown in the northwest view.

Two copies in collection both measuring 6.5 x 6.5 inches:

Copy A: On verso: Typewritten label: "Fountain Terrace terrace & steps - W. side." Stamped in black ink: "Photography by Ursula Pariser."

Copy B: On verso: Typewritten label: "Fountain Terrace terrace & steps - W. side." Handwritten in pencil: "92%" and "57" [circled]. Stamped in black ink: "Photography by Ursula Pariser."

Undated, probably taken between 1965, when Ursula immigrated to the United States and began working, and 1978, when her book, The Dumbarton Oaks Gardens : their history, design, and ornaments including a cropped color version of this photograph, was published.

Accession No.
GP 18-16
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Details
Work Types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints
Measurements
6.5 x 6.5 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Subjects
fountains
sculpture (visual work)
outdoor sculpture
gardens (open spaces)
stairs
steps (stair units)
arbors
gates
stone (worked rock)
walls
grass (plant material)
Wisteria
balconies
Flowers
trees
vines
finials
photographs
piers (supporting elements)
plants, potted
flowerpots
black-and-white photographs
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
fountains → Fountain Terrace → view looking northwest
Fountain Terrace → steps
steps → Fountain Terrace

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