Swimming Pool, view west

 
Accession number GP 42-29
Alternative title Swimming Pool, view from Terrace over Pebble Garden in the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Creator
Photographer
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1965
Measurements
2.5 x 4 inches
Materials/Techniques
chromogenic process on photographic paper
Work types
photographs
color photographs
photographic prints

Description

Beatrix Farrand designed the Swimming pool walls, pavement and rocaille fountain in the 1930s.

The Swimming Pool and western wall as viewed from the terrace over the Pebble Garden.

People in photograph are unidentified.

Possibly photographed in summer or early fall of 1965. Photograph printed in February 1966.

On verso: typewritten label: "Swimming Pool, view from Terrace over Pebble Garden - Feb 1966." Also handwritten: Dumbarton Oaks Garden. Stamped in red ink: "Kodacolor print, made by Kodak, Feb. 66R."

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

swimming pools
fountains
Rocaille
railings (balustrades)
lattices
trees
garden 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.)