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Herbaceous Border, view looking north thru wooden gates (2)

 
Accession number GP 24-10
Alternative title Gates in Bird Walk looking thru to Cherry Hill
Photographer
Garden Area
Herbaceous Border
Date
1932
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

Description

Two copies 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, n.d." Handwritten in pencil: "gates miscellaneous after B [unintelligible word]. Stamped in purple ink: Photo by Stewart Bros., 818-14th St. N.W., Washington, D.C." Stamped in black ink: "Not to be reproduced without written authorization from The Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collections, Washington, D.C. Written in black pen: "76" and "78%." Written in red colored pencil: "W."

Copy 2 with white border, 10.0 x 8.25 inches: On verso: Typewritten label: Herbaceous Border, view looking north thru wooden gates, n.d." Handwritten in pencil: "#228 Gates in Bird Walk looking thru to Cherry Hill."

#228 of copy 2 refers to number of photograph in The Bliss Album of Garden Photographs. Photographs were taken by Stewart Brothers Photographers around 1929-1932. This photograph very similar to GP 24-9 (numbered #229 in album) which is attributed to Stewart Brothers Photographers and dated 1932, and it is likely this one also taken in 1932.

Subjects

gates
birds in art
finials
paths
wood (plant material)
walkways
garden walks
flower gardens
gardens (open spaces)
trees
toolsheds
hedges
pavements (surface elements)
grass (plant material)
Plants
egg (material)
black-and-white photographs
photographs
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number GP 24-10
Alternative title Gates in Bird Walk looking thru to Cherry Hill
Photographer
Garden Area
Herbaceous Border
Date
1932
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints