West wall of Swimming Pool, fountain mock-up (3)

 
Accession number GP 42-39
Alternative title Swimming Pool, dummy of fountain, Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1932
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver prints
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

Description

Beatrix Farrand designed the west wall and fountain.

Modified mock-up of the fountain for the west wall of the Swimming Pool.

Behind the fountain is a mock-up panel of the Rocaille detailing.

Photograph taken by Stewart Bros. in 1932, based on verso of photograph.

Two copies of photograph in collection.

Copy 1, verso: typewritten label: Swimming Pool, Dummy of fountain. Also handwritten: West end swimming pool, dummy of fountain - 9amended), Summer 1932; B-45.

Copy 2, verso: typewritten label: Swimming Pool, Dummy of fountain. Stamped in ink: Photo by, Stewart Bros., 818 - 14th St., N.W., Washington, D.C.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

fountains
Rocaille
mock-ups
models (representations)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number GP 42-39
Alternative title Swimming Pool, dummy of fountain, Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1932
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver prints
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints