Horseshoe Steps, view north

 
Accession number GP 42-25
Alternative title Swimming Pool, view down horseshoe steps in the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Creator
Photographer
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1935 - 1957
Measurements
2.5 x 3 inches
Materials/Techniques
Kodachrome (TM)
Work types
photographs
color photographs
photographic prints

Description

View down the Horseshoe Steps as they appeared after the construction of the shell fountain in 1935 and before placement of the lattice fence and gate in the 1960s.

Photograph undated, probably taken after 1935 based on use of kodachrome color film and before 1957 based on print date of photograph.

On verso: typewritten label: Swimming Pool, view down horseshoe steps, August 1957. Stamped in blue ink: This is a Kodachrome Print, made by Eastman Kodak Company, T.M. Regis., U.S. Pat. Off., week of August 5, 1957, 22; 17.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

steps (stair units)
fountains
swimming pools
azaleas
vines
shell (motif)
flowering shrubs
trees
crabapple (plant)
photographs
color photographs
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number GP 42-25
Alternative title Swimming Pool, view down horseshoe steps in the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Creator
Photographer
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1935 - 1957
Measurements
2.5 x 3 inches
Materials/Techniques
Kodachrome (TM)
Work types
photographs
color photographs
photographic prints