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Proposed design for stonework, swimming pool balcony paving, scheme A

 
Accession number GD I-2-11A
Alternative title Proposed design for stonework, balcony between Swimming Pool and Tennis Court, scheme A, R. W. Bliss Estate
Creator
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1927 - 1928
Measurements
44.0 x 48.8 cm (17.3 x 19.2 inches)
Scale
1/2 inch = 1 foot
Materials/Techniques
graphite and orange colored pencil on tracing paper
Work types
design drawings
architectural drawings
drawings

Description

Drawing unsigned, probably created by Beatrix Farrand's Office under the direction of Beatrix Farrand as part of the paving for the Swimming Pool and Loggia.

Signed drawing with similar design is GD I-3-15A.

Drawing dated July 1928, year then corrected to 1927.

Written in pencil: Scheme A [circled]; rejected; see 3.15 [i.e. 3.15A].

Title created by cataloger from title words on drawing.

Subjects

paving stone
paving
stonework
patterns (design elements)
designs (concepts)
walkways
pavements (surface elements)
plans (orthographic projections)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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