West wall of Swimming Pool, fountain, 1931-1977

 
Accession number GP 42-51
Alternative title Swimming Pool, view of 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

The fountain in the west wall of the Swimming Pool as it appeared after construction was completed in 1931.

Photograph undated, probably taken after 1931 due to completion of west wall fountain and before 1977 based on use of photograph in exhibition that year.

Five copies of photograph in collection.

Copy 1, verso: typewritten label: Swimming Pool, View of fountain. Also handwritten: 1985 gardens photo ex. - Decoration [underlined] ... Swimming pool fountain grotto -, "source for stalagtite [sic] decoration"; View of wall fountain at end of swimming pool; gardens exhibition - 1977; 59.43.2.

Copy 2, verso: typewritten label: Swimming Pool, View of fountain. Also handwritten: View of wall fountain at end of swimming pool; 59.43.2.

Copy 3, 4, and 5, verso: same as copy 2.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

fountains
walls
Rocaille
marble (rock)
vines
cherry (plant)
scrollwork
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number GP 42-51
Alternative title Swimming Pool, view of 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