East end of Loggia, view west (2)

 
Accession number GP 42-12
Alternative title Loggia and Pool toward northwest corner, Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1930 - 1935
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

Description

East end of Loggia and Swimming Pool, viewed from the balcony overlooking the Tennis Court. Beatrix Farrand, landscape designer, and McKim, Mead & White, architectural firm collaborated on the re-design for the swimming pool and loggia. Beatrix Farrand designed the paving and railing for the balcony.

Stewart Bros. Photographers took photographs of the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens which were numbered 101-305 and placed in The Bliss Album of Garden Photographs. This photograph has #136 on verso and corresponds to 136 in the album.

Photograph undated, probably taken after the urns were placed on the Loggia balustrade in the early 1930s.

On verso: typewritten label: Swimming Pool, looking west through loggia. Also handwritten: Loggia and Pool toward northwest corner; #136.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

loggias
paving stone
pavements (surface elements)
plants, potted
swimming pools
urns
finials
Rocaille
piers (supporting elements)
railings (balustrades)
Farrand, Beatrix (1872-1959)
McKim, Mead & White
photographs
black-and-white photographs
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number GP 42-12
Alternative title Loggia and Pool toward northwest corner, Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1930 - 1935
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints