Mélisande's Allée bench

 
Accession number GP 31-8
Alternative title Bench in Mélisande's Allée, Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Photographer
Garden Area
Mélisande's Allée
Date
1978
Measurements
5 x 7 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

Description

North end of Mélisande's Allée with garden bench originally designed by Beatrix Farrand for the Lilac Circle in 1933 and wooden steps.

Three copies of photograph in collection.

Copy 1, verso: typewritten label: Mélisande's Allée Bench, 1978. Also handwritten: Bench and steps at the north end of Mélisande's Allée, 1978. Stamped in black ink: Photography by Ursula Pariser.

Copy 2, verso: same as copy 1.

Copy 3, verso: typewritten label: Mélisande's Allée Bench, 1978. Also handwritten: Bench and steps at the north end of Mélisande's Allée, 1978; Cut as indicated; S/S/69. Stamped in black ink: Photography by Ursula Pariser.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

garden furniture
benches (furniture)
retaining walls
stone (worked rock)
steps (stair units)
stairs
paths
garden walks
flowers (plants)
trees
Acer (genus)
wood (plant material)
photographs
black-and-white photographs
photographic prints
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number GP 31-8
Alternative title Bench in Mélisande's Allée, Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Photographer
Garden Area
Mélisande's Allée
Date
1978
Measurements
5 x 7 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints