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Woman at southwest wall of Swimming Pool, ca. 1940s-1980s

 
Accession number GP 6-8
Alternative title Unknown woman by the pool
Creator
Photographer
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1931 -
Measurements
5 x 7 inches
Materials/Techniques
chromogenic process on photographic paper
Work types
photographs
color photographs
photographic prints

Description

An unidentified woman stands in the southwest corner of the Swimming Pool area, between the Horseshoe Steps and the West Wall fountain as they've appeared since construction in 1931.

Photograph undated, probably taken 1940-1980, based on use of color film and the style of the woman's dress.

On verso: typewritten label: Unknown woman by the pool.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

swimming pools
finials
piers (supporting elements)
walls
flowers (plants)
azaleas
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)