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Tracing of Herbaceous Border and Kitchen Gardens survey

 
Accession number GD F-1-04
Alternative title Tracing of survey for the Herbaceous Border and Kitchen Gardens
Creator
Garden Area
Herbaceous Border
Kitchen Gardens
Date
1942
Measurements
27.9 x 86.4 cm (11.0 x 34.0 inches)
Scale
1/8 inch = 1 foot
Materials/Techniques
graphite on tracing paper
Work types
measured drawings
architectural drawings
drawings

Description

Tracing unsigned, probably created by Beatrix Farrand based on handwritten title, scale and date.

Creator of original survey and date is unknown. Could possibly be a tracing of a survey for the Kitchen Gardens which includes the Herbaceous Border created by James Berrall in 1926, GD F-1-01 based on similar notations.

Written below title in pencil: "April 1942."

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

surveys (documents)
measurements (dimensions)
land surveys
trees
identification
Buxus (genus)
hedges
apples
walls
walkways
stairs
steps (stair units)
arbors
yew
architectural drawings (visual works)
tracings (drawings)
measured drawings
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number GD F-1-04
Alternative title Tracing of survey for the Herbaceous Border and Kitchen Gardens
Creator
Garden Area
Herbaceous Border
Kitchen Gardens
Date
1942
Measurements
27.9 x 86.4 cm (11.0 x 34.0 inches)
Scale
1/8 inch = 1 foot
Materials/Techniques
graphite on tracing paper
Work types
measured drawings
architectural drawings
drawings