Arbor Terrace gate, view south

 
Accession number GP 18-37
Alternative title Fountain Terrace, North Gate from Arbor Terrace
Creator
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Arbor Terrace
Fountain Terrace
Date
1956 - 1973
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

Description

View south through the gate designed by Beatrix Farrand, with lead ornaments topping the piers on either side of the gate. Doria steps and scrolls, installed by Ruth Havey in 1956, visible in foreground.

Photograph undated, probably taken between 1956, based on appearance of parterre, and 1973, year of Matthew Kearney's death.

Stamp on verso suggests Warren Scott of Annapolis, MD may have been the photographer or the printer of this photograph.

On verso: typewritten label: 18.37 Fountain Terrace N. Gate from Arbor Terrace. Also handwritten in pencil: Photo Prints by Warren Scott. Handwritten in black ink, smudged, possibly reads: Mr. Kearney. Stamped in black ink: Warren Scott 88 State Circle Annapolis, MD.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

gates
architectural ornament
steps (stair units)
stairs
paving stone
stone (worked rock)
scrolls (motif)
plants, potted
walls
piers (supporting elements)
black-and-white photographs
photographs
pavements (surface elements)
scrollwork
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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