Swimming Pool and Loggia, view southeast (7)

 
Accession number GP 42-8
Alternative title Swimming Pool, view towards the south side, Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1932 - 1935
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver prints
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

Description

View of the Swimming Pool and Loggia as they appeared after urns were placed on the Loggia balustrade in 1932 and before the dedication tablet to Beatrix Farrand was placed in 1935.

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 corresponds to 129 in the album.

Photographed probably 1932-1935 based on appearance of the Loggia balustrade.

Two copies of photograph in collection.

Copy 1, verso: typewritten: Swimming Pool, view towards the south side. Stamped: Photo by Stewart Bros., 818 14th St., N.W. Washington D.C.; 42.8a.

Copy 2, verso: handwritten: Swimming Pool, view towards the south side.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

swimming pools
loggias
urns
balustrades
railings (balustrades)
plants, potted
vines
paving stone
piers (supporting elements)
cap mouldings
black-and-white photographs
photographs
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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