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Sketch for finials for swing seat support, Beech Terrace

 
Accession number GD L-3-03N
Alternative title Full size sketch for finials for swing seat support, Beech Terrace
Creator
Garden Area
Beech Terrace
Date
1935
Measurements
41.2 x 29.8 cm (16.2 x 11.7 inches)
Materials/Techniques
diazo process on paper
Work types
design drawings
architectural drawings
diazotypes
drawings

Description

Original probably created by Beatrix Farrand based on related drawings of bird ornamentation for the swing seat in the Beech Terrace. Copy probably created by Beatrix Farrand's Office staff on behalf of Beatrix Farrand.

Reprographic copy undated. Original dated 3/25/1935, copy probably also created in 1935.

Original not in Collection.

Written on verso: "Definitely rejected" and "Bliss, A. Terrace seat finials."

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

birds in art
finials
swings
garden furniture
garden seats
benches (furniture)
roofs
designs (concepts)
architectural drawings (visual works)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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