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Plan and elevation for Herbaceous Border walls to replace yew hedges (1)

 
Accession number GD F-3-28
Alternative title Plan and elevation for Herbaceous Border walls to replace yew hedges at Dumbarton Oaks, Georgetown, D.C.
Creator
Garden Area
Herbaceous Border
Date
1942
Measurements
73.8 x 132.0 cm (29.1 x 52.0 inches)
Materials/Techniques
graphite and red colored pencil shading on tracing paper
Work types
architectural drawings
drawings

Description

Two scale notations: 1/4"=1'0" and 3/4"=1/0".

Written in upper left corner: "Note - In building new stone walls follow as closely as possible the color, texture, and manner of laying of the southwest wall of the Fountain Terrace."

Colored pencil on verso showing through to front of drawing.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

walls
stone (worked rock)
arbors
stucco
brick (clay product)
bluestone
cap mouldings
measurements (dimensions)
concrete
footings
foundations (structural elements)
benches (furniture)
steps (stair units)
stairs
yew
hedges
perennials
gates
piers (supporting elements)
sections (orthographic projections)
plans (orthographic projections)
architectural drawings (visual works)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)