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Ruth Havey to Mildred Bliss, October 13, 1956

 
Accession number L:RH 1956.10.13
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Arbor Terrace
Box Terrace
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Entrance Drive
North Vista
Date
1956
Work types
correspondence

Description

Letter discussing completed projects in the Arbor Terrace and Swimming Pool, and Frederick Coles' continued work on repairs and construction throughout the garden. The seat in the Bosquet, the Didymus seat, and the shrub boxes are under construction. Coles repaired the Horseshoe Steps fountain after it was vandalized.

Handwritten and signed, on letterhead from The Mayflower, Washington, D.C.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

railings (balustrades)
steps (stair units)
gates
gilding (material)
gold leaf
gravel
garden furniture
benches (furniture)
stone (worked rock)
plants
shrubs
fountains
lattices
planters (containers)
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number L:RH 1956.10.13
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Arbor Terrace
Box Terrace
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Entrance Drive
North Vista
Date
1956
Work types
correspondence