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Ruth Havey to Mildred Bliss, January 7, 1954

 
Accession number L:RH 1954.01.07
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
North Vista
House Exteriors
R Street
Date
1954
Work types
correspondence

Description

Discusses the construction process and progress of the R Street gates by Lothar A. Freund of Lothar A. Freund Ironworks; the gate finials for the North Vista that Frederick Coles is constructing; and the steps at the north entrance to the house to be constructed by either Mr. Phelps or Mr. Steinbraker.

Ruth Havey mentions it was thoughtful of Mildred Bliss to send her a thoughtful Christmas greeting.

Handwritten signature in black ink.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

gates
ironwork (visual works)
A.F. Jorss Ornamental Ironworks Company
Freund, Lothar A.
gold leaf
wheat
motifs
wrought iron (iron alloy)
finials
cornucopias (motifs)
bronze (metal)
scrolls (motif)
construction (assembling)
Coles, Frederick, 1875-
Kearney, Matthew
Steinbraker, G. Morris
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C)