East end of Loggia, view west (1)

 
Accession number GP 42-11
Alternative title East end of Pool, Loggia balcony overlooking Tennis Court, Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1930 - 1935
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver prints
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

Description

East end of Loggia and Swimming Pool, viewed from the balcony overlooking the Tennis Court. Beatrix Farrand, landscape designer and McKim, Mead & White, architectural firm collaborated on re-designing the swimming pool and loggia. Beatrix Farrand designed the paving and railing for the balcony.

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 #137 on verso and corresponds to 137 in the album.

Photograph undated, probably taken after the urns were placed on the Loggia balustrade in the early 1930s.

On verso: typewritten label: Swimming Pool, looking west through loggia. Also handwritten: East end of pool - Loggia balcony overlooking Tennis Court; #137.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

loggias
pavements (surface elements)
paving stone
swimming pools
urns
finials
Rocaille
plants, potted
piers (supporting elements)
railings (balustrades)
Farrand, Beatrix (1872-1959)
McKim, Mead & White
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 42-11
Alternative title East end of Pool, Loggia balcony overlooking Tennis Court, Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1930 - 1935
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver prints
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints