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Suggestions discussed with Mr. Patterson, May 27-29, 1946

 
Accession number B:MB & RP notes 1946.05.27
Alternative title Suggestions discussed with Mr. Patterson with regard to his first visit to Dumbarton Oaks, May 27-28-29, 1946
Creator
Garden Area
North Vista
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Herbaceous Border
Orchard
Star Garden
Orangery
Box Walk
East Lawn
Pebble Garden
Tennis Court
Rose Garden
Box Terrace
Crabapple Hill
Date
1946
Work types
notes

Description

Typewritten note outlining Robert Patterson and Beatrix Farrand's combined suggestions for garden work. Suggestions include paving areas around the garden; trimming, thinning, planting, and replacing plants; and planning a parking lot.

Handwritten responses in graphite are probably by Mrs. Bliss.

Note includes four pages of sketches with notes on plantings.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

plants
pavements (surface elements)
parking (area)
Ficus (genus)
steps (stair units)
hedges
vines
gates
walls
terraces (landscaped-site elements)
consoles (brackets)
finials
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.), DC
Accession number B:MB & RP notes 1946.05.27
Alternative title Suggestions discussed with Mr. Patterson with regard to his first visit to Dumbarton Oaks, May 27-28-29, 1946
Creator
Garden Area
North Vista
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Herbaceous Border
Orchard
Star Garden
Orangery
Box Walk
East Lawn
Pebble Garden
Tennis Court
Rose Garden
Box Terrace
Crabapple Hill
Date
1946
Work types
notes