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West wall of Swimming Pool, detail of scrolls, ca. 1931-1990s

 
Accession number GP 42-40
Alternative title Swimming Pool, detail of scrolls above fountain
Creator
Photographer
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1931 -
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

Description

Close-up view of the scrolls above the west wall fountain, as they appeared after completion in 1931.

Photograph undated, probably taken 1931-1990s based on completed west wall scrolls and use of black and white.

Three copies of photograph in collection.

Copy 1, verso: typewritten label: Swimming Pool, Detail of scrolls above fountain. Also handwritten: Detail of fountain, scrolls (W. end of Swimming Pool); 59.53.10.

Copy 2, verso: typewritten label: Swimming Pool, Detail of scrolls above fountain. Also handwritten: Detail of fountain, scrolls; 59.53.10.

Copy 3, verso: same as copy 2.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

fountains
walls
stone (worked rock)
scrollwork
azaleas
vines
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number GP 42-40
Alternative title Swimming Pool, detail of scrolls above fountain
Creator
Photographer
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1931 -
Measurements
8 x 10 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver print
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints