West wall of Swimming Pool (1)

 
Accession number GP 42-48
Alternative title Swimming Pool, view of west end and pool, Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Creator
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1931 - 1990
Measurements
3.5 x 6 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver prints
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

Description

Beatrix Farrand designed the west wall and fountain.

The west wall of the Swimming Pool with fountain as it appeared after completion in 1931.

Photograph undated, probably taken 1931-1990 based on appearance of west wall and use of black and white.

On verso: typewritten label: Swimming Pool, View of west end and pool. Also handwritten: View of Wall Fountain at end of Swimming Pool; Loose in front of book. Stamped in black ink: D16.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

swimming pools
walls
fountains
Rocaille
urns
plants, potted
benches (furniture)
scrollwork
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 42-48
Alternative title Swimming Pool, view of west end and pool, Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Creator
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1931 - 1990
Measurements
3.5 x 6 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver prints
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints