Horseshoe Steps, fountain pool with basin

 
Accession number GP 42-74
Alternative title Swimming Pool, view of Horseshoe Steps, 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

The Horseshoe Steps fountain designed by Beatrix Farrand as a basin surrounded by water plants. As it appeared during the construction phase beginning in 1930 and before completion of the shell fountain in 1935.

Photograph undated, probably taken during 1930-1935 construction phase.

On verso: typewritten label: Swimming Pool, view of horseshoe steps. Also handwritten: 46 [circled]; 50% of original. Stamped in black ink: G152.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

steps (stair units)
stairs
fountains
vines
shrubs
horseshoe-shaped
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.)
Accession number GP 42-74
Alternative title Swimming Pool, view of Horseshoe Steps, 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