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Ruth Havey to Mildred Bliss, July 17, 1954

 
Accession number L:RH 1954.07.17
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Arbor Terrace
R Street
Entrance Drive
North Vista
Date
1954
Work types
correspondence

Description

Typewritten letter discussing a leaf sample and drawing for the lettering of the R Street gates made by Mr. Freund.

Estimates being prepared for the arbor to be rebuilt in the Arbor Terrace in metal using aluminum and bronze or wood using pressure treated southern yellow pine or untreated redwood. The estimates will be provided by Mr. Davidson of the Aluminum Company of America, Mr. Bischoff of the Chase Brass & Copper Company, Mr. Hess of Kopper's Company Inc. and Mr. Burgess of Roof Structures Inc.

Discusses estimate for lettering and leafwork for the R Street entrance gates. Cost estimate is L:RH 1954.06.17.

Hand signed in black ink letter on Ruth Havey's professional letterhead.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

gates
lettering (layout features)
arbors
gilding (material)
gold leaf
gilding (technique)
steps (stair units)
estimates
sketches
redwood (wood)
pine (wood)
aluminum (metal)
bronze (metal)
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number L:RH 1954.07.17
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Arbor Terrace
R Street
Entrance Drive
North Vista
Date
1954
Work types
correspondence

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