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Contract for ironwork between Philip Finelli and Mildred Bliss, December 7, 1951

 
Accession number K:RH 1951.12.07
Alternative title Contract for ironwork between District Ornamental Iron Works-Philip Finelli and Mildred Bliss, December 7, 1951
Creator
Garden Area
North Vista
Date
1951
Work types
contracts
notes

Description

Contract for ironwork between District Ornamental Iron Works, Philip Finelli owner and Mildred Bliss, December 7, 1951 for work to be done on the wrought iron rail for the North Vista. Ruth Havey provided the contract documents for the wrought iron rail for the North Vista at Dumbarton Oaks. The documents are the attached specifications for fabrication, finishing and setting the rail as well as drawings: plans and south elevation 11/7/51 (GD G-3-42A); F.S.D. scroll panel 6/11/51 (GD G-3-42B); F.S. elevation of west gate 11/16/51 (GD G-3-42C); and F.S. details for west gate 11/16/51 (GD G-3-42D).

Handwritten signatures in blue ink by Ruth Havey on behalf of Mildred Bliss, owner and black in by Philip Finelli. Stamped in black in with District Ornamental Iron Works, contractor.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

wrought iron (iron alloy)
iron (metal)
railings (balustrades)
drawings (visual works)
outline specifications
contracts
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number K:RH 1951.12.07
Alternative title Contract for ironwork between District Ornamental Iron Works-Philip Finelli and Mildred Bliss, December 7, 1951
Creator
Garden Area
North Vista
Date
1951
Work types
contracts
notes