Wisteria Arbor and seats, view south

 
Accession number GP 4-8
Creator
Photographer
Garden Area
Herb Garden
Date
1932 - 1935
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

Description

Beatrix Farrand created drawings for the original arbor for Terrace E (later called the Herb Garden) in 1928-1929, GD P-3-01A

Arbor and seats after installation of fountain designed in 1931 and before installation of lead bookcase and inscription in 1935.

Photographer unidentified.

Photograph undated, possibly taken ca. 1932-1935, based on existence of arbor seats designed in 1932 and blank panel without lead bookcase.

On verso: typewritten label: Wisteria Arbor and Seats north end [incorrect, view is south]; Also handwritten: #197, Wisteria Arbor and seats.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

arbors
garden structures
garden furniture
benches (furniture)
pavements (surface elements)
paving stone
fountains
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.)