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Herbaceous Border, view looking north thru wooden gates (1)

 
Accession number GP 24-8
Alternative title Herbaceous Border, looking north through gates toward Kitchen Garden
Photographer
Garden Area
Herbaceous Border
Date
1932
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
photographic print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

Description

Four copies of photograph in collection:

Copy 1 with cream colored border, 10.0 x 8.0 inches: On verso: Typewritten label: "Herbaceous Border, view looking north thru wooden gates, Summer 1932." Handwritten in pencil: "Herbaceous Border, looking north through gates toward Kitchen Garden, Summer 1932" ; " 54 [circled], 66% of original" ; "B-178" ; "Informal gardens." Stamped in black ink: "Photo by Stewart Bros., 818-14th St., N.W., Washington, D.C." ; "G152." In red colored pencil: "W."

Copy 2 with cream colored border, 10.0 x 8.0 inches: On verso: Typewritten label: "Herbaceous Border, view looking north thru wooden gates, Summer 1932." Stamped in black ink: "Photo by Stewart Bros., 818-14th St., N.W., Washington, D.C."

Copy 3 with white border, 10.0 x 8.0 inches: On verso: Typewritten label: "Herbaceous Border, view looking north thru wooden gates, Summer 1932." Handwritten in pencil: "#229 Gates in Bird Walk, first gate open" ; "27."

Copy 4 with white border, 7.0 x 5.0 inches: On verso: Typewritten label: "Herbaceous Border, view looking north thru wooden gates, Summer 1932." Handwritten in pencil: "85.335." Embossed in support, "This paper manufactured by Kodak."

#229 on verso of copy 2, refers to number of photograph in The Bliss Album of Garden Photographs. Photographs taken by Stewart Brothers Photographers, 1929-1932.

Subjects

gates
paths
walkways
garden walks
grass (plant material)
flower gardens
Flowers
hedges
toolsheds
paving stone
pavements (surface elements)
shrubs
trees
walls
Plants
gardens (open spaces)
stairs
steps (stair units)
wood (plant material)
black-and-white photographs
photographs
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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