Horseshoe Steps, fountain pool with statue (1)

 
Accession number GP 42-68
Alternative title Swimming Pool fountain with statue and basin, Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Creator
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1930 - 1935
Measurements
3.5 x 6 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

Description

Statue and basin design temporarily used in the Horseshoe Steps fountain during the construction phase beginning in 1930 and before completion of the shell fountain in 1935. Beatrix Farrand designed the horseshoe steps and fountain.

Photograph undated, probably taken during 1930-1935 construction phase.

Two copies of photograph in collection.

Copy 1, verso: typewritten label: Swimming Pool, Ftn. of steps w/statue & basin. Also handwritten: 65.152.5C. Stamped in red ink: 184; Hicks Photo Finishers [possibly printed photograph].

Copy 2, verso: typewritten label: Swimming Pool, Ftn. of steps w/statue & basin. Also handwritten: 65.152.5C.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

steps (stair units)
stairs
fountains
pavements (surface elements)
vines
horseshoe-shaped
statuettes (statues)
Farrand, Beatrix (1872-1959)
photographs
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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