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Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, May 26, 1938

 
Accession number B:BF 1938.05.26
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
32nd Street
Star Garden
Orangery
Beech Terrace
Bowling Green
Terrace E
Terrace D
Catalogue House
Terrace C
Terrior Column and Enclosure
Rose Garden
Music Room Terrace
Lilac Circle
Forsythia Dell
Date
1938
Work types
correspondence

Description

Typewritten letter discussing plans to build garden furniture, how to screen the new museum wing from the service road, and whether to hire Coles or Havey to draw new project designs.

Refers to Havey as "the Haveylet" on page 2.

The "old service road" or drive mentioned on page 4 no longer exists.

Unsigned, probably written by Beatrix Farrand. Handwritten corrections.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

garden furniture
garden seats
benches (furniture)
chairs (furniture forms)
trees
flowers (plants)
galleries (display spaces)
sculpture (visual work)
walls
arches
unicorns
fences
gates
paths
swings
mock-ups
wood (plant material)
iron (metal)
ironwork (visual works)
lanterns (lighting devices)
inscriptions
tablets
vases
fountains
sundials
weathervanes
birdbaths
Coles, Frederick, 1875-
National Gallery of Art (U.S.)
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number B:BF 1938.05.26
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
32nd Street
Star Garden
Orangery
Beech Terrace
Bowling Green
Terrace E
Terrace D
Catalogue House
Terrace C
Terrior Column and Enclosure
Rose Garden
Music Room Terrace
Lilac Circle
Forsythia Dell
Date
1938
Work types
correspondence

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