Ellipse, metal fountain with walls and moat

 
Accession number GP 15-28
Alternative title Ellipse, metal fountain with walls and moat, Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Ellipse
Date
1960 - 1967
Measurements
5 x 7 inches
Materials/Techniques
color photography
Work types
photographs
color photographs
photographic prints

Description

Ralph E. Griswold and his architectural firm, Griswold, Winters, Swain & Mullin, Inc., created the design for the metal fountain with surrounding wall and moat. There was a center fountain, but also water flowed from the metal fountain sculptural reliefs attached to the wall into the moat.

Photographer unknown.

Date taken from verso, "ca. 1960-1967."

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

fountains
reliefs (sculptures)
metal
walls
moats
stone (worked rock)
trees
hedges
grass (plant material)
Carpinus
color photographs
photographs
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number GP 15-28
Alternative title Ellipse, metal fountain with walls and moat, Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Ellipse
Date
1960 - 1967
Measurements
5 x 7 inches
Materials/Techniques
color photography
Work types
photographs
color photographs
photographic prints