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Fountain Terrace looking north towards Arbor Terrace

 
Accession number GP 18-5
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Arbor Terrace
Herb Garden
Fountain Terrace
Terrace E
Terrace D
Date
1924 - 1925
Measurements
3.5 x 5.75 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

Description

Beatrix Farrand and her office staff created drawings for the design of the Fountain Terrace, also known as Terrace D during this time.

On verso: Typewritten label: "Fountain Terrace looking north towards Arbor Terrace - 1924-25." Handwritten in pencil: "Fountain Terrace" above label; "Bliss - D. Terrace (It looks better than this)." In red colored pencil: "X-Fountain Terrace." Stamped in black ink: "4112." Support has "VELOX."

View looking towards Arbor Terrace also known as Herb Garden or Terrace E during this time.

Subjects

gardens (open spaces)
walls
stairs
steps (stair units)
arbors
Planting (Plant culture)
Flowers
shrubs
trees
piers (supporting elements)
stone (worked rock)
walkways
garden walks
photographs
black-and-white photographs
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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