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Bench north of swimming pool, F.S. elevation of back

 
Accession number GD I-3-70E
Alternative title Bench N of sw. pool, F.S. elevation of back for Robert W. Bliss Esq. at Washington D.C.
Creator
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1933
Measurements
71.3 x 127.7 cm (28.1 x 50.3 inches)
Materials/Techniques
graphite on tracing paper
Work types
architectural drawings
drawings

Description

Drawing unsigned, probably created by Beatrix Farrand based on related of the drawings of the bench with a signature and an identical date.

Added notation in pencil: Thicken to 1 3/4' rounding edge slightly, apron added; back instead of forward; AB modelled shell on the ground; and Omit shell, see later knots [last statement with strikethrough].

Drawing repaired in lower left corner.

Title created by cataloger from title words on drawing.

Subjects

benches (furniture)
arms (furniture components)
backs (furniture components)
shells
motifs
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number GD I-3-70E
Alternative title Bench N of sw. pool, F.S. elevation of back for Robert W. Bliss Esq. at Washington D.C.
Creator
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1933
Measurements
71.3 x 127.7 cm (28.1 x 50.3 inches)
Materials/Techniques
graphite on tracing paper
Work types
architectural drawings
drawings