Brick walk with daffodils (1)

 
Accession number GP 31-4
Alternative title Brick walk with daffodils in Mélisande's Allée, Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Photographer
Garden Area
Mélisande's Allée
Lovers' Lane Pool
Date
1935 - 1960
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

Description

Springtime view of Mélisande's Allée south toward the Lovers' Lane Pool.

Beatrix Farrand determined the plantings for Mélisande's Allée according to Beatrix Farrand's Plant Book for Dumbarton Oaks.

Women walking behind the left side of the Lovers' Lane Pool trellis are unidentified.

Photograph undated, possibly taken mid-1930s and before 1960, based on the unidentified women's style of dress. Women are in background.

On verso: typewritten label: Mélisande's Allée Brick walk with daffodils. Also handwritten in red pencil: X.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

walkways
brick (clay product)
paths
garden walks
flowers (plants)
Daffodils
trellises
ivy
trees
Acer (genus)
photographs
black-and-white photographs
photographic prints
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number GP 31-4
Alternative title Brick walk with daffodils in Mélisande's Allée, Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Photographer
Garden Area
Mélisande's Allée
Lovers' Lane Pool
Date
1935 - 1960
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints