You are here:Home/Library & Archives/ Garden Archives/ Correspondence/ Letters and Notes/ Mildred Bliss to Beatrix Farrand, April 16, 1923

Mildred Bliss to Beatrix Farrand, April 16, 1923

 
Accession number B:MB 1923.04.16
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Service Court
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Entrance Drive
Date
1923
Work types
correspondence

Description

Typewritten letter discussing construction of pool railing and loggia balustrade, and hiring Lawrence Grant White to take Frederick H. Brooke's place as architect for the Blisses.

Lawrence Grant White will collaborate with Farrand to construct farm buildings on the site of the Home for the Incurables.

Unsigned with handwritten corrections. Probably written by Mildred Bliss.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

trees
railings (balustrades)
iron (metal)
ironwork (visual works)
wood (plant material)
loggias
gates
piers (supporting elements)
brick (clay product)
walls
architects
Yellin, Samuel (American metalworker, 1885-1940)
White, Lawrence Grant (American architect, 1887-1956)
Brooke, Frederick H. (American architect, born ca. 1879)
Sargent, Charles Sprague, 1841-1927
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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