View through Loggia looking east

 
Accession number GP 42-91
Alternative title Swimming Pool, early view through Loggia, Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1930 - 1935
Measurements
10 x 14 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

Description

View of the interior of the Loggia as it was renovated by McKim, Mead & White in 1927.

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 has #135 on verso and corresponds to 135 in the album.

Photograph undated, probably taken 1930-1935 based on design of Loggia, presence of pool railings, and printing method of photograph.

Three copies of photograph in collection.

Copy 1, verso: typewritten label: Swimming Pool, Early view through loggia. Also handwritten: Swimming Pool, Early view through loggia.

Copy 2, verso: typewritten label: Swimming Pool, Early view through loggia. Also handwritten: Loggia - East to Box Walk; #135.

Copy 3, verso: typewritten label: Swimming Pool, Early view through loggia. Also handwritten: B-199, Dup. Stamped in black ink: Photo by Stewart Bros., 818 - 14th St. N.W., Washington, D.C.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

loggias
pavements (surface elements)
paving tile
arches
swimming pools
railings (balustrades)
plants, potted
benches (furniture)
cap mouldings
piers (supporting elements)
McKim, Mead & White
photographs
black-and-white photographs
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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