West wall of Swimming Pool, fountain, ca. 1931-1990s

 
Accession number GP 42-47
Alternative title Swimming Pool, west end and fountain with plants
Creator
Photographer
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1931 -
Measurements
3.5 x 6 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

Description

The west wall fountain and base pool with plants, as they appeared after construction completed in 1931.

Photograph undated, probably taken after 1931 due to completion of west wall fountain and before 1990s based on use of black and white.

On verso: typewritten label: Swimming Pool, West end & fountain w/plants. Also handwritten: This picture was taken the 17th. Since then I have placed heavier "Oleanders" at the corners, also placed "Calla" lilies in the pool. Stamped in black ink: D16.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

fountains
walls
Rocaille
scrollwork
plants, potted
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number GP 42-47
Alternative title Swimming Pool, west end and fountain with plants
Creator
Photographer
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1931 -
Measurements
3.5 x 6 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints