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  • Drawings — Dumbarton Oaks
    Refine Help Drawings Info Drawings Construction details for Terrior table Terrior table plan of slate top Terrior table front elevation Lion fable number 1 for Terrior table Lion fable number 2 for Terrior table Sketch of Terrior table Swing seat near Terrior end elevation Swing seat Terrior plan of seat and arm Support for swing seat Terrior Swing seat near Terrior front elevation Support for swing seat Terrior typical section through roof Full size drawing lead roof for swing seat Terrior Standard for swing seat Terrior Town mouse finial for lead roof Terrior swing Country mouse finial for lead roof Terrior swing Crane for Terrior swing seat support Sketch for crane for Terrior swing seat support Fox for fox crow and cheese end for Terrior swing support Lower panel of fox and crow and cheese design for Terrior swing seat support Crow for Terrior swing support Sketch for upper panel of fox and crow and cheese design for Terrior swing seat support Chair for Terrior 1 Chair for Terrior 2 Chair for Terrior 3 Back for second Terrior chair Next 1 2 Document Actions Print this Share Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection 1703 32nd Street NW Washington DC 20007

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  • About the Urn Terrace — Dumbarton Oaks
    stairs remains much the way Beatrix Farrand planted it with low simple straight lines of boxwood plantings and a single teak bench However Ruth Havey significantly modified the rest of the terrace Beatrix Farrand originally designed the Urn Terrace as an entry point and overlook into the Rose Garden To keep the views in the Urn Terrace from competing with the riotous roses in the terrace below Farrand planted a green palette of grass and small boxwood hedges of no more than a foot in height Her boxwoods surrounded the central focal point of the terrace a carved stone reproduction of an 18 th century French terra cotta vase on a column Frederick Coles created the reproduction in 1929 Between 1954 and 1960 Ruth Havey made considerable changes to the northern half of the terrace She began by removing the boxwood hedges and the rectangular panels of grass that flanked the urn Havey replaced them with a curved Rococo parterre planted with ivy The central panels were paved with gravel although sometime later they were replanted with grass The walkways through the terrace were paved in brick With Mildred Bliss s permission Havey used the Urn Terrace as a testing

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  • Drawings — Dumbarton Oaks
    Terrace 1955 1 Box Terrace plan at entrance Box Terrace plan at center Dimensions for seat in the Box Terrace Box Terrace plan showing existing brick paving at tablet Limestone tablet for Box Terrace 1 Limestone tablet for Box Terrace 2 Box Terrace sketch for brick paving at entrance 1 Box Terrace sketch for brick paving at entrance 2 Box Terrace sketch for brick paving at entrance 3 Box Terrace brick paving at entrance 1 Box Terrace brick paving at entrance 2 Box Terrace brick platform at steps to Box Walk 1 Box Terrace brick platform at steps to Box Walk 2 Box Terrace plan for brick paving Box Terrace brick paving at tablet Box Terrace brick platform at steps to Box Walk 3 Box Terrace plan of limestone paving at center 1 Box Terrace center paving plan Box Terrace full size drawing limestone paving at center 1 Box Terrace full size drawing limestone paving at center 2 Sketch for brick and limestone paving at center Box Terrace Box Terrace brick walk and platform at south end 1 Box Terrace brick walk and platform at south end 2 Next 1 2 3 Document Actions Print this Share Dumbarton Oaks Research

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  • Historic Photographs — Dumbarton Oaks
    Archives Home Contents Index Search Refine Help Historic Photographs Info Historic Photographs Urn Terrace view from terrace to the north Urn Terrace column and vase view north Urn Terrace looking north Urn Terrace brick path Urn Terrace with vase gravel and Mexican pebbles looking north Urn Terrace view northeast Urn Terrace view northwest Urn Terrace looking northeast Urn Terrace with vase looking northeast 1 Urn Terrace with vase looking northeast 2 Urn Terrace with vase looking northeast 3 Urn Terrace measurement photo for northeast corner Urn Terrace bank of south side of terrace Urn Terrace looking south 1 Urn Terrace looking south 2 Urn Terrace magnolia in bloom Urn Terrace with vase gravel and Mexican pebbles looking south Urn Terrace southwest corner and steps to Orangery Urn Terrace view east from Beech Terrace Urn Terrace column and replica later placed Urn Terrace dummy of basket finial Urn Terrace west wall adjoining Beech Terrace Urn Terrace hollyhocks at north end 1 Urn Terrace hollyhocks at north end 2 Urn Terrace magnolia on south side Next 1 2 Document Actions Print this Share Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection 1703 32nd Street NW Washington DC 20007 Site Map Web Accessibility Contact Us

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  • A. J. Grout — Dumbarton Oaks
    York The Bryologist article Grout was the first editor of The Bryologist a scientific journal for those interested in bryology the study of mosses liverworts hornworts and lichens In 1898 he was a co founder of the Sullivant Moss Chapter later known as the Sullivant Moss Society and even later as the American Bryological and Lichenological Society a society for in those interested in the study of Bryology Grout wrote and self published books on mosses beginning in 1900 with Mosses with a Hand Lens a Non Technical Handbook of the Common Mosses of the Northeastern United States and later in 1940 Moss Flora of North America North of Mexico In 1944 Beatrix Farrand purchased a number of Grout s books possibly for the library at Dumbarton Oaks and received a receipt for the purchase G2c AJ Grout 1944 09 23 Dr Grout retired from teaching in 1930 and purchased a home in Manatee Florida where he and his wife Grace would winter from November to May The receipt sent to Beatrix Farrand in 1944 had at the bottom Monatee Fla Nov May indicating where he would be during those months G2c AJ Grout 1944 09 23 Both Grout s health and that of his wife s deteriorated in the 1940s His wife died February 14 1947 on Valentine s Day He followed on March 27 1947 just 38 days after his wife and 3 days after his 80th birthday References Steere William Campbell Abel Joel Grout 1867 1947 The Bryologist 51 1948 201 212 JSTOR org http www jstor org stable 3239159 accessed March 29 2015 Birth Record for Abel Joel Grout 24 March 1867 State of Vermont Vital Records 1727 1908 page 1177 digital images Ancestry com http www ancestry com accessed March 29 2015 citing New England

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  • Albert Mathias Friend, Jr. — Dumbarton Oaks
    Archive Navigation Garden Archives Home Contents Index Search Refine Help Albert Mathias Friend Jr Info Albert Mathias Friend Jr Friend Albert Mathias Jr 1894 1956 Document Actions Print this Share Previous A J Grout Next A T De La Mare Company Inc Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection 1703 32nd Street NW Washington DC 20007 Site Map Web Accessibility Contact Us Visit Us Staff Directory Employment Rights and Reproductions Staff

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  • A.T. De La Mare Company, Inc. — Dumbarton Oaks
    Archive Navigation Garden Archives Home Contents Index Search Refine Help A T De La Mare Company Inc Info A T De La Mare Company Inc A T De La Mare Company Inc Document Actions Print this Share Previous Albert Mathias Friend Jr Next Agnes E Meyer Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection 1703 32nd Street NW Washington DC 20007 Site Map Web Accessibility Contact Us Visit Us Staff Directory Employment

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  • Agnes E. Meyer — Dumbarton Oaks
    E Meyer Meyer Agnes Elizabeth Ernst 1887 1970 Agnes E Meyer was born Agnes Elizabeth Ernst January 2 1887 to first generation German immigrant parents She graduated from the Sorbonne and became known as a journalist literary translator author and activist She was an advocate for public education reporting on the inequities of segregation in the Washington DC and Prince George s County Maryland public school systems Agnes was an art collector donating many pieces of her collection to the Freer Gallery Washington DC She married Eugene Mayer in 1910 an investment banker who also served as chairman of the Federal Reserve and in 1933 he purchased the Washington Post Agnes wrote Mildred Bliss May 7 1937 thanking her for a beautiful evening on her personal letterhead stamped with the address 1624 Crescent Place NW Washington D C On September 1 1970 Agnes died at the age of 83 References The Meyer Foundation Our History http meyerfoundation org impact our history Garden Archives Correspondence E5 1937 05 07 Document Actions Print this Share Previous A T De La Mare Company Inc Next Alexander s Sculptural Service Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection 1703 32nd Street NW Washington DC 20007 Site

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