Horseshoe Steps, shell fountain (1)

 
Accession number GP 42-67
Alternative title Swimming Pool, view of Horseshoe Steps, Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1935 - 1990
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver prints
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

Description

Beatrix Farrand designed the Horseshoe steps and fountain.

Completed shell fountain in the Horseshoe Steps, as it was designed and completed in 1935.

Photograph undated, probably taken 1935-1990 based on completed Horseshoe Steps and use of black-and-white.

Four copies of photograph in collection.

Copy 1, verso: typewritten label: Swimming Pool, view of horseshoe steps. Also handwritten: Return to - Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard Un. 1703 32nd St. Wash. D.C.; 67.235.11. Stamped in black ink: Not to be reproduced without authorization from the Dumbarton Oaks Collection, Neg.

Copy 1, attachment: handwritten: Shell Fountain, Dumbarton Oaks [underlined in blue marker], Washington, D.C.

Copy 2, 3, & 4, verso: typewritten label: Swimming Pool, view of horseshoe steps. Also handwritten: 67.235.11.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

steps (stair units)
fountains
shrubs
pools
stairs
horseshoe-shaped
shell (motif)
black-and-white photographs
photographs
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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