Urn Terrace, with vase looking northeast (1)

 
Accession number GP 47-12
Alternative title Box Terrace, general view
Photographer
Garden Area
Urn Terrace
Terrace B
Box Terrace
Date
1929 - 1932
Measurements
8.25 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

Description

Two copies in collection both 10.0 x 8.25 inches:

Copy 1. On verso: Typewritten label: "Urn Terrace, general view [1932?]." Handwritten in pencil: "Bliss, Fig[ure] 8" ; "Stewart, 172" ; "93%" ; "48 [circled]" ; "H5707" ; "65% of original." Measurement of "1 7/8." Stamped in black ink: "G152."

Copy 2. On verso: Typewritten label: "Urn Terrace, general view [1932?]." Handwritten in pencil: "#172 Urn Terrace."

#172 refers to number of photograph in The Bliss Album of Garden Photographs." Photographs attributed to Stewart Brothers Photographers around 1929-1932.

Subjects

vases
base components: columns
pedestals
hedges
grass (plant material)
walls
balustrades
shrubs
tulips
trees
black-and-white photographs
photographs
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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