Swimming Pool and Loggia, view southeast (3)

 
Accession number GP 42-17
Alternative title Pools and willows, showing seats at east end, Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Swimming Pool and Loggia, Washington, D.C.
Photographer
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1930 - 1932
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

Description

Wide view of the Swimming Pool and Loggia as they appeared after early 1930s when the railings were installed and before 1935 when the dedication tablet to Beatrix Farrand was placed in the Loggia balustrade. See similar photographs GP 42-4 and GP 42-5.

Stewart Bros. Photographers took photographs of the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens which were numbered 101-305 and placed in The Bliss Album of Garden Photographs. Photographs taken around 1929-1932. #131 on verso corresponds to 131 in the album.

Two copies of photograph in collection.

Copy 1, verso: handwritten: Bliss, Fig. 9; Stewart, 131; 45 [circled]; 65% of original.

Copy 2, verso: typewritten label: Swimming Pool, Pool & Loggia. Also handwritten: #131 Pool & willows, showing seats at east end.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

swimming pools
loggias
railings (balustrades)
balustrades
vines
benches (furniture)
plants, potted
piers (supporting elements)
cap mouldings
black-and-white photographs
photographs
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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