Brick walk with daffodils (5)

 
Accession number GP 31-10
Alternative title Brick walk with daffodils in Mélisande's Allée, Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Creator
Garden Area
Mélisande's Allée
Kitchen Gardens
Date
1957
Measurements
2 x 3 inches
Materials/Techniques
Kodachrome (TM)
Work types
photographs
color photographs
photographic prints

Description

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

Women walking in the background are unidentified.

Photograph taken approximately 1957 based on print date of 1957. Unidentified women's style of dress likely 1950s.

On verso: handwritten: "Melisandes Allee [Mélisande's Allée], Brick walk with daffodils"; "18". Stamped in black ink: "This is a Kodachrome Print made by Eastman Kodak Company T. M. Regis. U. S. Pat. Off. Week of August 5, 1957; 22". Photograph likely taken in springtime based on blooming of daffodils.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

walkways
paths
brick (clay product)
garden walks
flowers (plants)
Daffodils
arbors
trees
Acer (genus)
photographs
photographic prints
color photographs
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number GP 31-10
Alternative title Brick walk with daffodils in Mélisande's Allée, Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Creator
Garden Area
Mélisande's Allée
Kitchen Gardens
Date
1957
Measurements
2 x 3 inches
Materials/Techniques
Kodachrome (TM)
Work types
photographs
color photographs
photographic prints