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West wall of Terrace D, Flower Garden, showing seat and shelter

 
Accession number GD O-2-02D
Alternative title West wall of Terrace D-Flower Garden, showing seat and shelter, R.W. Bliss Estate
Creator
Garden Area
Terrace D
Date
1926 - 1930
Measurements
18.5 x 33.2 cm (7.3 x 13.1 inches)
Materials/Techniques
graphite on tracing paper
Work types
design drawings
architectural drawings
drawings

Description

Drawing unsigned, possibly created by Beatrix Farrand's Office on behalf of Beatrix Farrand as one of the design considerations for the seat and hood for Terrace D.

Drawing undated, probably created as one of the designs for the seat and hood between 1926-1930 based on dated drawings GD O-3-11 and GD O-3-15 for the seat and hood.

Includes two drawings: one of seat with hood with scale 1/4"=1', and the other showing the hood alone with scale 3/8"=1'.

Written at top of drawing: "orna-ment to project over coping." Also possibly written to the right of the title: "Study drg [drawing] for outline."

Written below smaller drawing: "Pulpit sounding-board of Colonial Church."

Drawing has small tears at top edge and in center of drawing.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

benches (furniture)
baldachins (canopies)
canopies (structural elements)
stairs
walls
measurements (dimensions)
sounding boards
designs (concepts)
design drawings
architectural drawings (visual works)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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