Swimming Pool, view southwest, ca. 1935-1960s

 
Accession number GP 42-32
Alternative title Swimming Pool, view of southwest corner
Creator
Photographer
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1935 - 1969
Measurements
10 x 14 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

Description

View of the southwest corner of the pool area as it appeared after completion of the Horseshoe Steps in 1935 and before fences were placed around the pool in the 1960s.

Photograph undated, probably 1935-1960s based on Horseshoe Steps and lack of fence.

Three copies of photograph in collection.

Copy 1, verso: typewritten label: Swimming Pool, view of S.W. corner. Also handwritten: gardens exhibition - 1977; Dumbarton Oaks. Stamped in black ink: Not to be reproduced without written authorization from the Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collections, Washington, D.C.

Copy 2, verso: typewritten label: Swimming Pool, view of S.W. corner. Also handwritten: Dumbarton Oaks.

Copy 3, verso: same as copy 2.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

swimming pools
fountains
walls
Rocaille
steps (stair units)
urns
finials
flowers (plants)
garden furniture
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number GP 42-32
Alternative title Swimming Pool, view of southwest corner
Creator
Photographer
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1935 - 1969
Measurements
10 x 14 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints