1905 Article Outdoor Natural Manmade Swimming Pools - ORIGINAL CL5


"Outdoor Swimming Pools--A Country Opportunity: The Untried Possibilities of Country Brooks and Streams for Private Bathing Places--A Beautiful and Low-Priced Architectural Feature That is Capable of Wide Adaptation."

This is an original 1905 four-page (double-sided 2 page full image insert, 1 double-sided page) article by Payne Martyn. This article includes images of a quarry pool near Scarsdale, New York, a natural-spring Glenwood pool in Glenwood Hot Springs in Colorado. a concrete man-made pool structure and a toboggan water chute slide. Please see all images.


This 106+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging in margins. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note there is printing on the reverse. There are some moderate blemishes in the margins of the inside image insert. There is some light blemishing/surface rub/scuff lines on the last page, as well as some minor rub near the title on the first page. The insert binding is visible in the margins of page 2 and 4

  • Product Type: Original Print Article; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9.5 x 13.5 inches; 24 x 34 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: Water Fountain, Yampah Spring, Marble Peristyles, Gothic West Fonts, Gothic Vault, Natural Basin, Spillway,