Horseshoe Steps, mock-up for fountain pool (1)

 
Accession number GP 42-63
Alternative title Swimming Pool, detail of model rinceaux on fountain, Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Creator
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

Beatrix Farrand designed the Horseshoe Steps and fountain.

Mock-up of detailing for the fountain in the Horseshoe Steps during the construction phase beginning in 1930 and before completion of the shell fountain in 1935.

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

On verso: typewritten label: Swimming Pool, Detail of model rinceaux on fountain of steps. Also handwritten: B-127; H-3-1 Red port. Bliss photos.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

steps (stair units)
mock-ups
models (representations)
brick (clay product)
pavements (surface elements)
shrubs
horseshoe-shaped
photographs
black-and-white photographs
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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