Fountain Terrace, northwest corner (1)

 
Accession number GP 18-14
Alternative title Fountain Terrace & corner of steps, Wisteria arbor in distance
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Fountain Terrace
Herb Garden
Date
1929 - 1932
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

Description

Beatrix Farrand and her office staff contributed drawings for the design of the Fountain Terrace also known as Terrace D.

On verso: Typewritten label: "Fountain Terrace N.W. Corner." Handwritten in pencil: "Fountain Terrace & Corner of Steps Wisteria Arbor in distance"; "#188".

#188 refers to the number of photograph in The Bliss Album of Garden Photographs (188.AR.LA.GP.18.15) held in the Dumbarton Oaks Archives. The photographs are attributed to Stewart Bros. Photographers taken around 1929-1932.

The Wisteria arbor in the Herb Garden is showing.

Subjects

gardens (open spaces)
Flowers
steps (stair units)
stairs
planters (containers)
plants, potted
flowerpots
arbors
stone (worked rock)
fountains
photographs
black-and-white photographs
Wisteria
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number GP 18-14
Alternative title Fountain Terrace & corner of steps, Wisteria arbor in distance
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Fountain Terrace
Herb Garden
Date
1929 - 1932
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints