West wall of Swimming Pool

 
Accession number GP 42-38
Alternative title Swimming Pool, first rocaille panels, Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1931
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

Description

Beatrix Farrand designed the west wall of the Swimming Pool garden area.

West wall of Swimming Pool, with most of the Rocaille panels in place.

Photographed by Stewart Bros. Photographers in 1931, based on back of photograph.

Four copies of photograph in collection.

Copy 1, verso: typewritten label: Swimming Pool, 1st rocaille panels - 1931. Also handwritten: Bliss [underlined], West End Swimming Pool, 1931; B-113. Stamped in black ink: Photo by, Stewart Bros., 818 - 14th St., N.W., Washington, D.C.

Copy 2, verso: typewritten label: Swimming Pool, 1st rocaille panels - 1931. Also handwritten: West End Swimming Pool; The rocaille; Please notice the stalactites!; B-113, Dup. Stamped in black ink: Photo by, Stewart Bros., 818 - 14th St., N.W., Washington, D.C.

Copy 3, verso: typewritten label: Swimming Pool, 1st rocaille panels - 1931. Also handwritten: West End of Swimming Pool, first rocaille panels in place; B-113.

Copy 4, verso: typewritten label: Swimming Pool, 1st rocaille panels - 1931. Also handwritten: 65.152.20B.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

swimming pools
walls
scrollwork
Rocaille
fountains
plants, potted
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 42-38
Alternative title Swimming Pool, first rocaille panels, Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1931
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints