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Estimates for brickwork and ironwork, February 25, 1956

 
Accession number L:RH 1956.02.25
Alternative title Estimates sent by Ruth Havey to Mildred Bliss, February, 1956
Creator
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Music Room Terrace
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1956
Work types
notes

Description

Typewritten notes attached to estimates for construction and installation of the stone balustrade by William Hughes, Incorporated and the wrought iron railing by Fred S. Gichner Iron Works, Inc.

Includes undated note by Ruth Havey to Mildred Bliss estimating Frederick Coles' work on the Music Room bench, and references drawings GD B-2-16A and GD B-2-16B.

Dated estimates sent by William Hughes on behalf of William Hughes Incorporated and by A.G. Stern on behalf of Fred S. Gichner Iron Works, Inc. to Ruth Havey who forwarded them to Mildred Bliss with typewritten notes attached.

Text underneath note by Ruth Havey on page one reads: William Hughes Incorporated, Contractors for Brickwork, Established by Thomas Hughes 1889, 2800 Eighth Street N.E., At Franklin Street.

Text underneath note by Ruth Havey on page two reads: Fred S. Gichner Iron Works Incorporated, Ornamental Iron, Wire, Bronze, Truck Bodies, Wood and Steel, 1214 24th St. N.W., Telephone Republic 7-2419.

In the first and second note Ruth Havey mentions drawings of the wall, pier and railing sent to Mildred Bliss on February 22, 1956, probably GD I-3-88A; GD I-3-88B; GD I-3-89.

William Hughes, Inc. estimate with handwritten signature in blue ink by William Hughes.

Fred S. Gichner Iron Works, Inc. estimate with handwritten signature in pencil by A.G. Stern.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

estimates
balustrades
railings (balustrades)
steps (stair units)
stone (worked rock)
iron (metal)
ironwork (visual works)
walls
swimming pools
sketches
benches (furniture)
Coles, Frederick, 1875-
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number L:RH 1956.02.25
Alternative title Estimates sent by Ruth Havey to Mildred Bliss, February, 1956
Creator
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Music Room Terrace
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Date
1956
Work types
notes

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