Swimming Pool, northeast corner

 
Accession number GP 42-29A
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1940 - 1990
Measurements
3.5 x 5 inches
Materials/Techniques
chromogenic process on photographic paper
Work types
photographs
color photographs
photographic prints

Description

Beatrix Farrand designed the swimming pool steps, railing, and bench.

Northeast corner of the pool, looking through the willows toward Crabapple Hill.

Photographer unknown.

Photograph undated, probably taken 1940-1990 based on color film and existence of willows that were gone by 1990s. See 1992 interview with Superintendent Don Smith.

Two copies of photograph in collection.

Copy 1, verso: typewritten label: Swimming Pool, N.E. corner.

Copy 2, verso: same as Copy 1.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

swimming pools
railings (balustrades)
piers (supporting elements)
trees
benches (furniture)
Salix alba (species)
photographs
color photographs
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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