Title
Fountain Terrace with tulips
Alternate Title
Fountain Terrace with tulips looking north
Contributor
Beatrix Farrand
Ruth Havey
Photographer
Unknown
Date
1964
Garden Area
Arbor Terrace
Fountain Terrace
Description

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

Arbor Terrace shown in distance with arbor and beyond gate.

Four copies of photograph in collection all 8.0 x 10.0 inches with a white border:

Copy A: On verso: Typewritten label: "Fountain Terrace w/tulips." Handwritten in pencil: "Aug 4, 1964" ; "59.53.5" ; "Fountain Terrace with tulips." Stamped in black ink: "NOT TO BE REPRODUCED Without Written Authorization From The Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collections, Washington, D.C."

Copy B: On verso: Typewritten label: "Fountain Terrace w/tulips" [has whiteout correction of the "ai" in Fountain]. Handwritten in pencil: "Aug 4, 1964" ; "59.53.5" ; "Fountain Terrace with tulips."

Copy C: On verso: Typewritten label: "Fountain Terrace w/tulips." Handwritten in pencil: "Aug 4, 1964"; "59.53.5" ; "Fountain Terrace with tulips " ; "Photos for DKM to Research." Stamped in black ink: "NOT TO BE REPRODUCED Without Written Authorization From The Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collections, Washington, D.C."

Copy D: On verso: Typewritten label: "Fountain Terrace w/tulips" [has whiteout correction of the ai in Fountain]. Handwritten in pencil: "Aug 4, 1964" ; "59.53.5" (along bottom edge); "Fountain Terrace with tulips."

Probably taken in Spring, 1964 while tulips were blooming.

Accession No.
GP 18-18
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Details
Work Types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Subjects
fountains
sculpture (visual work)
outdoor sculpture
walls
gardens (open spaces)
gates
arbors
stairs
steps (stair units)
plants, potted
flowerpots
tulips
Flowers
grass (plant material)
stone (worked rock)
walkways
garden walks
trees
finials
photographs
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 north
fountains → Fountain Terrace → view looking north
tulips → for Fountain Terrace plantings
Fountain Terrace → tulips for
steps → Fountain Terrace
Fountain Terrace → steps

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