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Ruth Havey to Mildred Bliss, August 12, 1956

 
Accession number L:RH 1956.08.12
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Arbor Terrace
Box Terrace
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Entrance Drive
Date
1956
Work types
correspondence

Description

Typewritten letter discussing near completion of designs for the Arbor Terrace pot garden. Doria stone for paving will be obtained from a firm in Long Island City.

Other items are nearing completion: the Perspective trompe l'oeil, swimming pool steps, R Street gates, and various garden furniture.

On Ruth Havey's professional letterhead with handwritten signature.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

paving
pavements (surface elements)
paving stone
garden furniture
steps (stair units)
plants, potted
niches
gates
gilding (technique)
railings (balustrades)
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number L:RH 1956.08.12
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Arbor Terrace
Box Terrace
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Entrance Drive
Date
1956
Work types
correspondence

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