Brick and stone walks, view south

 
Accession number GP 31-7
Alternative title Brick and stone walks, view south in Mélisande's Allée, Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Photographer
Garden Area
Mélisande's Allée
Date
1935 - 1980
Measurements
5 x 7 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

Description

Brick walk from Mélisande's Allée meeting stone walk from Arbor Terrace, looking south.

Beatrix Farrand determined the plantings for Mélisande's Allée according to Beatrix Farrand's Plant Book for Dumbarton Oaks.

Photograph undated, possibly taken between 1935-1980.

Two copies of photograph in collection.

Copy 1, verso: typewritten label: Mélisande's Allée Brick Walk. Also handwritten: Informal gardens; X.

Copy 2, verso: typewritten label: Mélisande's Allée Brick Walk.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

walkways
paths
garden walks
brick (clay product)
stone (worked rock)
trees
Acer (genus)
black-and-white photographs
photographs
photographic prints
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number GP 31-7
Alternative title Brick and stone walks, view south in Mélisande's Allée, Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Photographer
Garden Area
Mélisande's Allée
Date
1935 - 1980
Measurements
5 x 7 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints