Swimming Pool and Loggia, view south

 
Accession number GP 42-95
Alternative title Swimming Pool, view across pool of loggia, Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1927 - 1935
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

Description

View of the loggia and pool as they appeared after the pool was lengthened in 1927 and before the dedication tablet to Beatrix Farrand was placed in the Loggia balustrade in 1935. McKim, Mead & White, architectural firm, and Beatrix Farrand, landscape designer, collaborated on the re-design of the swimming pool and loggia.

Photograph undated, probably taken 1927-1935 based on appearance of the pool and Loggia.

Two copies of photograph in collection.

Copy 1, verso: handwritten: Swimming Pool, view across pool of loggia.

Copy 2, verso: same as copy 1.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

swimming pools
loggias
arches
balustrades
plants, potted
cap mouldings
piers (supporting elements)
Farrand, Beatrix (1872-1959)
McKim, Mead & White
photographs
black-and-white photographs
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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