Swimming Pool and Loggia, view southeast (6)

 
Accession number GP 42-23
Alternative title Swimming Pool and Loggia, view southeast, Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Photographer
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1957
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 1935 when the dedication plaque was placed in the Loggia balustrade and before the use of lattice fencing in the 1960s according to former Superintendent Donald Smith's oral history.

Photograph undated, probably taken 1957 as the photograph is dated in Beatrix Farrand's Plant Book for Dumbarton Oaksp. 50.

Iron bench noted in background along east balcony rail.

Three copies of photograph in collection.

Copy 1, verso: handwritten: Swimming Pool, Pool and Loggia.

Copy 2, verso: same as copy 1.

Copy 3, verso: typewritten label: Swimming Pool, Pool and Loggia. Also handwritten: gardens exhibition - 1977; 57.38.7.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

swimming pools
loggias
balustrades
railings (balustrades)
plants, potted
urns
inscriptions
plaques (flat objects)
benches (furniture)
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.), DC