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Preliminary study for plan and elevation of Herbaceous Border walls (1)

 
Accession number GD F-1-08
Alternative title Preliminary study for plan and elevations of Herbaceous Border walls at Dumbarton Oaks, Georgetown, D.C.
Creator
Garden Area
Herbaceous Border
Date
1943
Measurements
66.0 x 95.0 cm (26.0 x 37.4 inches)
Scale
1/8 inch = 1 foot
Materials/Techniques
diazo process on paper with added detail in graphite and colored pencil
Work types
architectural drawings
diazotypes
drawings
plans

Description

Drawing is reprographic print with added figures and lines in pencil, probably by Beatrix Farrand or Ruth Havey.

Original drawing signed and dated, Beatrix Farrand, landscape gardener 10/28/43. Copy made from original, GD F-3-28B probably around 1943.

Written on verso in pencil: Herbaceous Border Walls, 10/28/43.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

walls
plans (orthographic projections)
elevations (orthographic projections)
walkways
gravel
grass (plant material)
retaining walls
architectural drawings (visual works)
diazotypes (copies)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number GD F-1-08
Alternative title Preliminary study for plan and elevations of Herbaceous Border walls at Dumbarton Oaks, Georgetown, D.C.
Creator
Garden Area
Herbaceous Border
Date
1943
Measurements
66.0 x 95.0 cm (26.0 x 37.4 inches)
Scale
1/8 inch = 1 foot
Materials/Techniques
diazo process on paper with added detail in graphite and colored pencil
Work types
architectural drawings
diazotypes
drawings
plans