Horseshoe Steps, mock-up for fountain pool (5)

 
Accession number GP 42-73
Alternative title Swimming Pool, view down horseshoe steps, Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1930 - 1935
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.

Mock-up of detailing for the fountain in the Horseshoe Steps viewed from above 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: handwritten: Swimming Pool, view down horseshoe steps.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

steps (stair units)
models (representations)
mock-ups
swimming pools
shrubs
brick (clay product)
paving
paving stone
horseshoe-shaped
photographs
black-and-white photographs
fountains
pools
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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