Mélisande's Allée walk up to Arbor Terrace

 
Accession number GP 31-6
Alternative title Mélisande's Allée walk up to Arbor Terrace in the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Creator
Photographer
Garden Area
Arbor Terrace
Mélisande's Allée
Date
1935 - 1980
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

Description

View southwest from Mélisande's Allée to the Arbor Terrace.

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

Photograph undated, probably taken between 1935 and 1980 based on existence of Arbor Terrace balcony and original single-row Keiffer pear tree hedge.

On verso: typewritten label: Mélisande's Allée Walk up to Arbor Terrace. Also handwritten: 71%; 72; 5; [in red pencil] X.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

retaining walls
piers (supporting elements)
trees
Acer (genus)
Pears
stairs
paving stone
flowers (plants)
Daffodils
balconies
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 31-6
Alternative title Mélisande's Allée walk up to Arbor Terrace in the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Creator
Photographer
Garden Area
Arbor Terrace
Mélisande's Allée
Date
1935 - 1980
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints