Swimming Pool view east

 
Accession number GP 42-6
Alternative title Swimming Pool view east in the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1930 - 1935
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

Description

View of the east end of the Swimming Pool and Loggia as it appeared in the 1930s, after the railings were installed and before the urns were placed on the Loggia Balustrade.

Stewart Bros. Photographers took photographs of the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens which were numbered 101-305 and placed in The Bliss Album of Garden Photographs. This photograph has #132 on verso and corresponds to 132 in the album.

Photograph undated, probably in the 1930s based on similarities to appearance of balustrade in GP 42-7.

Two copies of photograph in collection.

Copy 1 verso: typewritten label: Swimming Pool looking east. Also handwritten in blue pencil: B-265, Dup.

Copy 2 verso: typewritten label: Swimming Pool, looking east. Also handwritten: #132; View of pool looking east; 42.10 [crossed out] 42.06a.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

swimming pools
loggias
plants, potted
railings (balustrades)
balustrades
Salix alba (species)
photographs
black-and-white photographs
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number GP 42-6
Alternative title Swimming Pool view east in the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1930 - 1935
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints