Loggia, view west

 
Accession number GP 42-90
Alternative title Swimming Pool, Loggia and southwest corner before Horseshoe Steps, Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1921 - 1926
Measurements
4 x 6 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

Description

Loggia façade and landscape surrounding the pool as it appeared before Beatrix Farrand and McKim, Mead & White renovated the garden area beginning in 1926. Frederick H. Brooke designed the original swimming pool and loggia.

Photograph undated, probably taken 1921-1926 based on the style of the Loggia, especially the balustrade. Compare to GP 42-1 and GP 42-2.

On verso: typewritten label: Swimming Pool, Loggia & S.W. Corner before horseshoe steps. [Label corrected from N.W. to S.W.].

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

loggias
brick (clay product)
arches
railings (balustrades)
piers (supporting elements)
cap mouldings
photographs
black-and-white photographs
Brooke, Frederick H. (American architect, born ca. 1879)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number GP 42-90
Alternative title Swimming Pool, Loggia and southwest corner before Horseshoe Steps, Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1921 - 1926
Measurements
4 x 6 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints