Loggia and Horseshoe Steps

 
Accession number GP 42-96
Alternative title Swimming Pool, view of Loggia, Green Garden, and Horseshoe Steps
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1930 - 1935
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver prints
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

Description

View of the Loggia as it appeared in the mid-1930s, during construction of the Horseshoe Steps and before the inscription panel was placed in the Loggia balustrade in 1935.

The three men in the photograph are unidentified.

Photograph undated, probably taken 1930-1935 based on appearance of garden area.

Two copies of photograph in collection.

Copy 1, verso: handwritten: Swimming Pool, View of Loggia, Green garden & horseshoe steps.

Copy 2, verso: same as copy 1.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

loggias
steps (stair units)
balustrades
urns
finials
fountains
arches
piers (supporting elements)
cap mouldings
horseshoe-shaped
photographs
black-and-white photographs
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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