West wall of Swimming Pool with trial of rocaille

 
Accession number GP 42-34
Alternative title Swimming Pool, trial of Rocaille work, 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.

A mock-up of the Rocaille design is circled in ink on the surface of the photograph.

Two copies of photograph in collection.

Copy 1, verso: typewritten label: Swimming Pool, Trial of rocaille work, 1930-31? Also handwritten: Swimming Pool - West End, 1030, Trial of Rocaille; B-8, Dup.

Copy 2, verso: handwritten: Swimming Pool, Trial of rocaille work, 1930-31?

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

swimming pools
walls
Rocaille
mock-ups
models (representations)
scrollwork
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.)