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Fountain Terrace, two jets before lead boy fountains

 
Accession number GP 18-1
Alternative title Flower garden looking south before lead fountains
Creator
Photographer
Garden Area
Fountain Terrace
Terrace D
Date
1929 - 1932
Measurements
7.75 x 9.75 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 referred to as Terrace D.

Three copies of photograph in collection:

Copy A: 7.75 x 9.75 inches, white border. On verso: Typewritten label: "Fountain Terrace, 2 jets before lead boy fountains." Handwritten label: "Fountain Terrace, 2 jets before lead boy fountains" ; "Flower garden looking south - before lead fountains -." ; "B-105".

Copy B: 8.0 x 10.0 inches, white border. On verso: Typewritten label: "Fountain Terrace, 2 jets before lead f[oun]t[ai]ns." Handwritten in pencil: "#190, Fountain Terrace and jets of water, but no cherubs." Stamped in black ink: "NOT TO BE REPRODUCED, Without Written Authorization From The Dumbarton Oaks Research Library And Collections, Washington, DC."

Copy C: 7.25 x 9.5 inches, no border. On verso: Typewritten label: "Fountain Terrace, 2 jets before lead boy fountains" ; "18.5," crossed out and replaced with pencilled, "18.1." Handwritten label in pencil: "Fountain Terrace, 2 jets before lead boy fountains" ; "Flower Garden looking South (before fountains)" ; "Bliss" ; "B-105."

#190 refers to number of photograph in The Bliss Album of Garden Photographs. These photographs are attributed to Stewart Bros. Photographers taken around 1929-1932.

Subjects

fountains
gardens (open spaces)
trees
Flowers
planters (containers)
stone (worked rock)
grass (plant material)
photographs
black-and-white photographs
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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