Urn Terrace, looking northeast

 
Accession number GP 47-11
Alternative title Box Terrace, looking northeast
Photographer
Garden Area
Urn Terrace
Box Terrace
Date
1932
Measurements
7.75 x 9.75 inches
Materials/Techniques
photographic print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

Description

Six copies in collection:

Copy 1, 9.75 x 7.75 inches. On verso: Handwritten in pencil: "Urn Terrace, general view, Spring 1932" ; "Urn Terrace, Summer" ; Stewart [followed in ink by] #173." Stamped in black ink: "Not to be reproduced without authorization from, The Dumbarton Oaks Collection."

Copy 2, 10.0 x 8.0 inches. On verso: Typewritten label: "Urn Terrace, general view, Spring 1932." Handwritten in pencil: "Box Terrace, looking northeast, Spring 1932" ; "B-204." Stamped in black ink: Photo by Stewart Bros., 818-14th St., N.W., Washington, D.C."

Copy 3, 10.0 x 8.0 inches. On verso: Typewritten label: "Urn Terrace, general view, Spring 1932." Handwritten in pencil: "Box Terrace, looking northeast" ; "B 204." Stamped in black ink: Photo by Stewart Bros., 818-14th St., N.W., Washington, D.C."

Copy 4, 10.0 x 8.0 inches. On verso: Typewritten label: "Urn Terrace, general view, Spring 1932." Handwritten in pencil: "Urn Terrace." In black ink: "Stewart Bros."

Copy 5 with black crayon markings along border on recto, 9.5 x 7.75 inches. On verso: Handwritten in pencil: "[Urn Terrace]" ; "LA 7 7/8 inches long dimensions, crop and square as marked" ; "K 173."

Copy 6 with blue tint color to photograph, 9.75 x 7.75 inches. On verso: Handwritten in pencil: "Urn Terrace, general view, Spring 1932." Handwritten in pencil: "Box Terrace, looking northeast" ; "B 204" "Gardens exhibition, 1977." In black ink: "Stewart Bros."

#173 written on copy 1 refers to number of photograph in The Bliss Album of Garden Photographs. Photographs attributed to Stewart Brothers Photographers taken around 1919-1932.

Subjects

vases
base components: columns
columns (architectural elements)
hedges
walls
balustrades
shrubs
trees
grass (plant material)
black-and-white photographs
photographs
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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