West wall of Swimming Pool, fountain mock-up (2)

 
Accession number GP 42-45
Alternative title Swimming Pool, dummy of fountain, Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1932
Measurements
4 x 5 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver prints
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints

Description

Beatrix Farrand designed the fountain and west wall.

Mock-up of the fountain for the west wall of the Swimming Pool.

Samples of marble for fountain construction are placed to the right of the fountain mock-up.

On verso: typewritten label: Swimming Pool, Dummy of fountain, Sept 1932. Also handwritten: Bliss Sept 1932, Dummy fountain, W. end swim-pool. Stamped in ink: B28.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

fountains
mock-ups
models (representations)
walls
Rocaille
scrollwork
marble (rock)
black-and-white photographs
photographs
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number GP 42-45
Alternative title Swimming Pool, dummy of fountain, Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Contributor
Photographer
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1932
Measurements
4 x 5 inches
Materials/Techniques
gelatin silver prints
Work types
photographs
black & white photographs
photographic prints