Title
Herbaceous Border, planting yew at west end
Alternate Title
Mrs. Yew soon after planting, Herbaceous Border west end
Photographer
Stewart Bros. Photographers
Date
1929
Garden Area
Herbaceous Border
Description

Three copies in collection:

Copy 1 with cream colored border, 9.75 x 7.75 inches. On verso: Typewritten label: "Herbaceous Border, view looking east, spring 1929." Handwritten in pencil: "#223 Mrs. Yew soon after planting, Herbaceous Border w[est] end, Spring 1929" ; "B-161."

Copy 2 with black border, 10.0 x 7.75 inches. On verso: Handwritten in pencil: "Herbaceous Border, planting yew at west end, Spring 1929."

Copy 3 with no border, 9.25 x 7.0 inches. On verso: Typewritten label: "Herbaceous Border, view looking east, spring 1929." Handwritten in pencil: "Yew soon after planting, Herbaceous Border, w[est] end, 1929" ; "B-161, Dup."

#223 on copy 1 refers to number of photograph in The Bliss Album of Garden Photographs. Photographs attributed to Stewart Brothers Photographers taken around 1929-1932.

Accession No.
GP 24-25
Details
Work Types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints
Measurements
7.75 x 9.75 inches
Materials/Techniques
photographic print
Subjects
yews
shrubs
trees
steps (stair units)
Planting (Plant culture)
walls
lattices
black-and-white photographs
photographs
Collection
Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
Repository
Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Location
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)