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Ruth Havey to Mildred Bliss, July 17, 1949

 
Accession number K:RH 1949.07.17
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Arbor Terrace
Mélisande's Allée
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Green Garden
Date
1949
Work types
correspondence

Description

Typewritten letter discussing the completion of a scale model of the Mélisande Steps and suggesting a sundial for the Arbor Terrace. Also discussing possibilities for replacing the Green Garden Inscription tablet, and recommending the Presbrey-Leland stonecutter in New York for lettering.

On Ruth Havey's professional letterhead with handwritten signature.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

scale models
steps (stair units)
inscriptions
lettering (layout features)
pavements (surface elements)
sundials
stone (worked rock)
Coles, Frederick, 1875-
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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