Balcony south of Tennis Court and east of Loggia

 
Accession number GP 42-10
Alternative title Tennis Court, South terrace overlooking tennis court (Pebble Garden), Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Tennis Court
Date
1930 - 1932
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver prints
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

Description

View looking east from the Loggia toward balcony and elm trees. Elms remained east of the balcony until sometime after 2000. Balcony and walkway designed by Beatrix Farrand.

Stewart Bros. Photographers took photographs of the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens which were numbered 101-305 and placed in The Bliss Album of Garden Photographs. This photograph has #138 on verso and corresponds to 138 in the album.

Four copies of photograph in collection.

Copy 1, verso: typewritten label: Tennis Court, South terrace overlooking tennis court (pebble gard.). Also handwritten: Two Elm Trees, south of Tennis Court; Bliss [underlined]; B-119; Balcony Looking East 1932; 1930 [correction in pencil]; 43.21; Tennis Court [strike-through in pencil].

Copy 2, verso: typewritten label: Tennis Court, South terrace overlooking tennis court (pebble gard.). Drawn in pencil: sketch of swimming pool. Also handwritten: Two Elm Trees, south of Tennis Court; June 1930.

Copy 3, verso: typewritten label: Tennis Court, South terrace overlooking tennis court (pebble gard.). Also handwritten: Two Elm Trees, south of Tennis Court; summer 1932.

Copy 4, verso: typewritten label: Tennis Court, South terrace overlooking tennis court (pebble gard.). Also handwritten: #138; Brick walk - loggia to box walk.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

balconies
railings (balustrades)
hedges
paving stone
pavements (surface elements)
Ulmus (genus)
trees
shrubs
Farrand, Beatrix (1872-1959)
photographs
black-and-white photographs
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number GP 42-10
Alternative title Tennis Court, South terrace overlooking tennis court (Pebble Garden), Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Tennis Court
Date
1930 - 1932
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver prints
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints