Horseshoe Steps, shell fountain (2)

 
Accession number GP 42-72
Alternative title Swimming Pool, view of Horseshoe Steps, Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1935 - 1990
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

Description

Beatrix Farrand designed the Horseshoe steps and fountain.

Completed shell fountain in the Horseshoe Steps, as it was designed and completed in 1935.

Photograph undated, probably taken 1935-1990 based on completed Horseshoe Steps and use of black-and-white.

On verso: handwritten: Swimming Pool, view of horseshoe steps.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

steps (stair units)
fountains
benches (furniture)
loggias
paving stone
pavements (surface elements)
vines
horseshoe-shaped
shell (motif)
photographs
black-and-white photographs
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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