Swimming Pool with leaves

 
Accession number GP 42-92
Alternative title Swimming Pool, pool with leaves, Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Swimming Pool and Loggia, Washington, D.C.
Photographer
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1930 - 1990
Measurements
11 x 14 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver prints
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

Description

Beatrix Farrand designed the railings seen in the reflections.

The Swimming Pool, filled with willow leaves, probably viewed looking north.

Photographed by H. Orton Jones, possibly taken around 1930s when the pool railing was installed and before 1990. For railing, see GD I-3-13.

On verso: typewritten label: Swimming Pool, Pool w/ leaves by H. Orton Jones. Also handwritten: Swimming Pool, Pool w/ leaves by H. Orton Jones.

On support: handwritten: Swimming Pool, Dumbarton Oaks, H. Orton Jones.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

swimming pools
trees
railings (balustrades)
Salix alba (species)
leaf (plant material)
black-and-white photographs
photographs
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number GP 42-92
Alternative title Swimming Pool, pool with leaves, Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Swimming Pool and Loggia, Washington, D.C.
Photographer
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1930 - 1990
Measurements
11 x 14 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver prints
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints