Plan of doria basin for merchild

 
Accession number GD T-2-62B
Alternative title Plan of doria basin for merchild for the Pebble Garden, Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Creator
Garden Area
Pebble Garden
Tennis Court
Date
1961
Measurements
61.2 x 118.0 cm (24.1 x 46.5 inches)
Scale
3 inches = 1 foot
Materials/Techniques
graphite, black and red ink on heavy tracing paper
Work types
drawings
landscape architecture drawings
plans

Description

Drawing unsigned and undated. Probably created by Ruth Havey in 1961 based on a related titled and dated drawing, GD T-2-62A.

Written in pencil: "J-2.18B" then crossed through and replaced with "T-2.62b" by unknown hand.

Graphite line on verso.

Calculations noted in lower right corner.

Subjects

basins (vessels)
fountains
plans (orthographic projections)
mythical or legendary beings
lead (metal)
bases (object components)
pedestals
limestone
shell (motif)
stone (worked rock)
drawings (visual works)
pools
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)