Poussette, front elevation

 
Accession number GD I-3-77A
Alternative title Poussette for Robert Woods Bliss, Esq. Washington, D.C.
Creator
Garden Area
Music Room Terrace
Date
1934
Measurements
98.7 x 91.2 cm (38.9 x 35.9 inches)
Materials/Techniques
graphite on heavy tracing paper
Work types
design drawings
architectural drawings
drawings

Description

A pousette was likely designed for use on the Music Room Terrace. "The Music Room Terrace was designed to serve as an outdoor space for refreshments and intermissions in musical entertainments at Dumbarton Oaks," Dumbarton Oaks Cultural Landscape Report, Part I: History, Existing Conditions, Analysis, Volume 1, September 2002.

Handwritten in pencil to the right of title: & painted aluminum.

Faintly written in pencil in slightly above center of drawing unknown word with a question mark.

Title created by cataloger from title words on drawing.

Subjects

servers (sideboards)
garden furniture
wheels (components)
handles
aluminum paint
designs (concepts)
architectural drawings (visual works)
design drawings
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number GD I-3-77A
Alternative title Poussette for Robert Woods Bliss, Esq. Washington, D.C.
Creator
Garden Area
Music Room Terrace
Date
1934
Measurements
98.7 x 91.2 cm (38.9 x 35.9 inches)
Materials/Techniques
graphite on heavy tracing paper
Work types
design drawings
architectural drawings
drawings