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Swimming Pool unfilled with west wall before rocaille, view west

 
Accession number GP 42-35
Alternative title Swimming Pool, west end, before rocaille
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1930
Measurements
7.5 x 9.5 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

Description

The west wall of the Swimming Pool as it appeared in 1930 during the construction phase of 1926 and 1931, before the completion of the Rocaille panels.

Four copies of photograph in collection.

Copy 1, verso: typewritten label: Swimming Pool - West End, before rocaille, 1930. Also handwritten: Swimming Pool - West End, before rocaille was put into panels, summer, 1930; B-6.

Copy 2, verso: typewritten label: Swimming Pool - West End, before rocaille, 1930. Also handwritten: Swimming Pool - West End, before rocaille was put into panels, summer, 1930; B-6. Porter's Lodge, 1931 [NOTE: Porter's Lodge label is incorrect].

Copy 3, 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; B-6; Swimming Pool - West End.

Copy 4, verso: handwritten: Swimming Pool - West End, before rocaille, 1930.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

swimming pools
walls
scrollwork
piers (supporting elements)
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.)