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West wall of Swimming Pool before rocaille and fountain (1)

 
Accession number GP 42-36
Alternative title Swimming Pool, west end, before rocaille, Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1930 - 1931
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

Description

The west wall of the Swimming Pool designed by Beatrix Farrand as it probably appeared in 1930-1931 during the construction phase of 1926 and 1931, before the completion of the scrollwork or Rocaille panels.

Three copies of photograph in collection.

Copy 1, verso: typewritten label: Swimming Pool - West End, before rocaille, 1930. Also handwritten: West end of swimming pool, before rocaille was put into panels, Summer 1930; Swimming Pool - West End; B-4.

Copy 2, verso: typewritten label: Swimming Pool - West End, before rocaille, 1930. Also handwritten: West end of swimming pool, before rocaille was put into panels, Summer 1930; Swimming Pool - West End; B-4; Gardens exhibition - 1977; Bliss, 1931, West End Swimming Pool.

Copy 3, verso: handwritten: Swimming Pool, west end before rocaille, 1930.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

swimming pools
walls
scrollwork
stone (worked rock)
copings
Farrand, Beatrix (1872-1959)
photographs
black-and-white photographs
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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