Swimming Pool and Loggia with lattice, view south

 
Accession number GP 42-100
Alternative title Swimming Pool, latticework before removal, Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Photographer
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1992
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver prints
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

Description

Beatrix Farrand collaborated with McKim, Mead & White, architectural firm to re-design the Swimming Pool and Loggia area. View as it appeared with the lattice fencing constructed by G. Morris Steinbraker, according to GD I-3-81D.

The lattice was put up in the 1960s and removed in summer 1992, according to former Superintendent Don Smith.

Photographer unknown.

On verso: handwritten: Swimming Pool. Latticework before removal. July 9, 1992.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

swimming pools
loggias
lattices
fences
signage
regulatory signs
vines
balustrades
plaques (flat objects)
piers (supporting elements)
cap mouldings
photographs
black-and-white photographs
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number GP 42-100
Alternative title Swimming Pool, latticework before removal, Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Photographer
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1992
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver prints
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints