Sketches for loggia balustrade?

 
Accession number GD I-2-04
Alternative title Bliss sketches for balustrade?
Creator
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1922 - 1928
Measurements
30.5 x 60.7 cm (12.0 x 23.9 inches)
Materials/Techniques
graphite on tracing paper
Work types
architectural drawings
drawings

Description

Drawing possibly a design for the loggia balustrade or for the paving in the Swimming Pool and Loggia garden area.

Drawing unsigned, probably created by Beatrix Farrand's Office under the direction of Beatrix Farrand.

Drawing undated, probably created early to mid-1920's based on the re-design of the loggia and placement of paving.

Written in pencil: "Omit", with a sketch of connected diamonds showing how the design should appear and "O.K.".

Drawing repaired in multiple places on bottom edge.

Title created by cataloger from title words on drawing.

Subjects

balustrades
designs (concepts)
patterns (design elements)
brick (clay product)
measurements (dimensions)
stone (worked rock)
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-2-04
Alternative title Bliss sketches for balustrade?
Creator
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1922 - 1928
Measurements
30.5 x 60.7 cm (12.0 x 23.9 inches)
Materials/Techniques
graphite on tracing paper
Work types
architectural drawings
drawings