Fountain Terrace, west wall and steps

 
Accession number GP 18-52
Alternative title Fountain Terrace, west wall & steps
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Terrace D
Date
1923
Measurements
3.5 x 4.5 inches
Materials/Techniques
photographic print with added grease pencil marking
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

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: "40.2" [crossed out and replaced with] "18.52", "Rose Garden" [crossed out and replaced with] "Fountain Terrace", "east"[crossed out and replaced with] "west" (All replacements in pencil) ; "Wall steps 1923." Handwritten label in pencil: "Fountain Terrace west wall & steps, 1923." In pencil "Bliss 1923"; "84%" [circled]; "53" [circled]. Red colored pencil: "est. before rest."

Photograph appears in Beatrix Farrand's, Plant Book for Dumbarton Oaks, p. 67.

Subjects

walls
stairs
stone (worked rock)
construction (assembling)
walkways
photographs
black-and-white photographs
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number GP 18-52
Alternative title Fountain Terrace, west wall & steps
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Terrace D
Date
1923
Measurements
3.5 x 4.5 inches
Materials/Techniques
photographic print with added grease pencil marking
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints