Cross section of first Terrace B wall

 
Accession number GD M-3-02
Alternative title Cross section of first terrace wall, "The Oaks", Washington, D.C.
Creator
Garden Area
Terrace B
Date
1922
Measurements
42.6 x 33.1 cm (16.8 x 13.0 inches)
Scale
1 inch = 1 foot
Materials/Techniques
graphite and black ink on tracing paper
Work types
architectural drawings
drawings

Description

Drawing unsigned, probably created by Beatrix Farrand based on a related signed and dated drawing, GD M-3-01A.

Written in lower right corner in pencil: Work No 134; Sheet No 3; Date Nov. 22, 1922; 12/5/22.

Written below scale information in pencil: "Revised Dec 5, 1922."

Written in upper right hand corner in pencil: 13 x 17.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

walls
limestone
brick (clay product)
balustrades
face brick
facing (material)
coating (material)
pitch (tar)
concrete
stone (worked rock)
footings
measurements (dimensions)
drains
terracotta (clay material)
fill (leveling material)
quoins
architectural drawings (visual works)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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