Swimming Pool east end, view from Green Garden

 
Accession number GP 42-22
Alternative title Tennis Court from east end of Loggia in the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Tennis Court
Date
1930 - 1932
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver prints
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

Description

The east end of the Swimming Pool overlooking the Tennis Court as it appeared after the railings were installed in 1930s and before the construction of the Pebble Garden began in 1959.

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 in album were taken around 1929-1932. This photograph has #139 on verso and corresponds to 139 in the album.

Photograph undated, probably taken 1930-1932.

On verso: typewritten label: Swimming Pool, east end and tennis court. Also handwritten: Tennis Court from east end of Loggia; #139.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

swimming pools
railings (balustrades)
plants, potted
lattices
trees
Salix alba (species)
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 42-22
Alternative title Tennis Court from east end of Loggia in the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Tennis Court
Date
1930 - 1932
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver prints
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

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