West end of Loggia and Pepper Pot finial

 
Accession number GP 42-102
Alternative title Swimming Pool, view of southwest corner of the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Swimming Pool and Loggia, Washington, D.C.
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1935 - 1969
Measurements
11 x 14 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

Description

View of west end of Loggia showing Pepper Pot finial at base of Horseshoe Steps, sometime after construction of the steps was completed in 1935 and before fences were placed around the pool in the 1960s.

Photograph undated, probably 1935-1960s based on Horseshoe Steps and lack of fence.

Two copies of photograph in collection.

Copy 1, verso: typewritten label: Swimming Pool, View of S.W. corner. Also handwritten: Swimming Pool, view of S.W. Corner; Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C.

Copy 2, verso: same as copy 1.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

swimming pools
loggias
urns
finials
plants, potted
railings (balustrades)
vases
benches (furniture)
seating furniture
stairs
steps (stair units)
houses
trees
doors
black-and-white photographs
photographs
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number GP 42-102
Alternative title Swimming Pool, view of southwest corner of the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Swimming Pool and Loggia, Washington, D.C.
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1935 - 1969
Measurements
11 x 14 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints