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Weathervane for tool house, side elevation

 
Accession number GD F-3-17D
Alternative title Weather vane for tool house, side elevation of goose
Creator
Garden Area
Kitchen Gardens
Date
1935
Measurements
97.0 x 61.7 cm (38.2 x 24.3 inches)
Materials/Techniques
graphite on tracing paper
Work types
design drawings
architectural drawings
drawings

Description

Drawing unsigned, probably created by Beatrix Farrand based on a signed drawing for the roof of the houses in the Kitchen Gardens. The weathervane was intended for the roof of one of the houses in the Kitchen Gardens.

Drawing includes lettering alternatives for the directional piece of the weathervane indicating north, south, east, and west.

Written on left side of drawing: "Side elevation of goose for A [circled] and B [circled]."

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

weathervanes
toolsheds
birds in art
geese
copper (metal)
repoussé work
iron (metal)
sections (orthographic projections)
elevations (orthographic projections)
letters (signs)
architectural drawings (visual works)
rods (object genre)
designs (concepts)
design drawings
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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