Seat under elm on loggia near Box Walk

 
Accession number GP 5-11
Alternative title Bench overlooking Pebble Garden
Creator
Photographer
Garden Area
Pebble Garden
Tennis Court
Elm Terrace
Date
1930 - 1990
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

Description

This paved terrace overlooks the Pebble Garden (once the Tennis Court) and offers access to the Box Walk and Swimming Pool and Loggia.

2 copies of photograph. On verso of one: Typewritten label: "Beech Terrace, bench overlooking Pebble Garden"; Handwritten: "#288 Seat under Elm on Loggia near Box Walk." On verso of second: Typewritten label: "Beech Terrace, bench overlooking Pebble Garden"; Stamped in ink: "Photo by Stewart Bros. 918-14th St. N.W., Washington, D.C."

Undated, probably created between 1930 when Beatrix Farrand created the drawing for the tree grille, GD J-3-32 and 1990 based on the use of the gelatin silver print photographic process with black and white photography.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

benches (furniture)
trees
Ulmus americana (species)
grilles (barrier elements)
shrubs
railings (balustrades)
pavements (surface elements)
paving
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 5-11
Alternative title Bench overlooking Pebble Garden
Creator
Photographer
Garden Area
Pebble Garden
Tennis Court
Elm Terrace
Date
1930 - 1990
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints