West wall of Swimming Pool, fountain mock-up (1)

 
Accession number GP 42-44
Alternative title Swimming Pool, final model of basin for fountain, Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1932
Measurements
4 x 5 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver prints
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

Description

Beatrix Farrand designed the fountain basin.

Mock-up of the fountain for the west wall of the Swimming Pool.

Spouts at the base of the fountain were eliminated before implementing the design.

Photographer unknown.

Date from verso: Sept. [19]32.

On verso: typewritten label: Swimming Pool, Final model of basin for fountain. Also handwritten: Bliss, Sept. 32; Final model of fountain basin, W. end swimming pool; Little spouts at base have been later eliminated.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

fountains
mock-ups
models (representations)
waterspouts
Rocaille
walls
grass (plant material)
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 42-44
Alternative title Swimming Pool, final model of basin for fountain, Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1932
Measurements
4 x 5 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver prints
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints