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  • Argosy Book Stores — Dumbarton Oaks
    It offers antiquarian and out of print items Specializing in Americana and history of science and medicine they have books maps prints and art work available as well as modern first editions and autographed items As of 2015 this third generation family business has been operating for 90 years References Argosy Book Store website accessed June 6 2015 www argosybooks com Malcolm Janet The Book Refuge New Yorker 90 17

    Original URL path: http://www.doaks.org/library-archives/garden-archives/biographies/argosy-book-stores (2016-02-18)
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  • Armand Albert Rateau — Dumbarton Oaks
    his contributions to the Art Deco style gaining popularity at the time At the height of his career in the 1920s and 30s Rateau took commissions for French government offices foreign embassies and businesses like Tiffany Co and fashion designer Jeanne Lanvin His work on private estates often entailed restoring or recreating period details like the late medieval wood carving and pavements at Leeds Castle in Kent In 1926 the Blisses architect Lawrence Grant White hired Rateau to reproduce a French Renaissance ceiling and parquet floor for the Dumbarton Oaks Music Room Ever the exacting artist Rateau traveled to Dumbarton Oaks in person to see his creations installed in the Music Room in 1928 Upon seeing the design for the first time Lawrence Grant White wrote to Robert Bliss saying that Rateau s reproduction captured the color and style so perfectly that it appeared to be a genuine antique Mildred Bliss clearly shared White s enthusiasm for Rateau s style A month after he installed the ceiling and floor Rateau returned to Dumbarton Oaks to meet with Mildred Bliss Lawrence White and Beatrix Farrand to discuss further design work He advised on Music Room décor and furnishings and Mildred Bliss hired him to renovate the Oval Room and Living Room In 1929 she requested his input on garden ornaments and he submitted around 30 sketches of finials vases and baskets benches gates and sculptures Many elements of Rateau s sketches are echoed in garden ornaments designed by Beatrix Farrand that are present in the gardens today References Armand Albert Rateau biography Willy Huybrechts Gallery Last modified 2008 http willy huybrechts gallery com biographies of art deco artists armand albert rateau biography Carder James Armand Albert Rateau Architectural Plans and Drawings Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection Dumbarton Oaks Archives Last

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  • Arthur W. McFarland — Dumbarton Oaks
    des Beaux Arts in Paris until World War I interrupted his studies He served during the war and then returned to the East Coast where he joined the firm of Adden and Parker in Boston from 1920 1924 In 1924 McFarland opened his own offices in Bar Harbor and Boston where he worked until his death in 1953 McFarland was a member of the American Institute of Architects His commissions on Mount Desert Island included commercial civic religious and private structures He also remodeled existing estates including Villa Mary 1925 The Farm House 1923 1929 and Witch Cliff 1936 The Farm House owned by Mildred McCormick was a project that McFarland and Beatrix Farrand tackled together Both McFarland s signature Colonial Revival style home and Farrand s gardens still exist on the estate today References Bar Harbor Garden Club 2013 Garden Tour Gardens on the Tour BarHarborGardenClub com Last modified June 2013 http barharborgardenclub com wp content uploads 2013 06 2013 BHGC Garden page 2 htm Baughn James Farm House The LandmarkHunter com Accessed August 6 2014 http landmarkhunter com 119552 farm house the Bodwell Joshua The Fire Burns On Maine Home Design August 2007 http mainehomedesign com features 363

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  • Arts Club of Washington — Dumbarton Oaks
    Washington Archive Navigation Garden Archives Home Contents Index Search Refine Help Arts Club of Washington Info Arts Club of Washington Arts Club of Washington Washington D C Document Actions Print this Share Previous Arthur W McFarland Next B H Blackwell Ltd Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection 1703 32nd Street NW Washington DC 20007 Site Map Web Accessibility Contact Us Visit Us Staff Directory Employment Rights and Reproductions Staff Login

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  • B.H. Blackwell, Ltd. — Dumbarton Oaks
    Blackwell Ltd Archive Navigation Garden Archives Home Contents Index Search Refine Help B H Blackwell Ltd Info B H Blackwell Ltd B H Blackwell Ltd Document Actions Print this Share Previous Arts Club of Washington Next B T Batsford Ltd Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection 1703 32nd Street NW Washington DC 20007 Site Map Web Accessibility Contact Us Visit Us Staff Directory Employment Rights and Reproductions Staff Login Newsletter

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  • B.T. Batsford Ltd. — Dumbarton Oaks
    a reputation in the subjects of fashion and design embroidery and textiles British heritage and architecture As part of this reputation the publishing house hosts an annual competition for students of applied and fine arts called the Batsford Prize In the 1950s Dumbarton Oaks made purchases for the Garden Library from Batsford catalogs References About Batsford Batsford Accessed August 1 2014 http www batsford com about us Imprints Pavilion Books

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  • Barbara Sessions — Dumbarton Oaks
    Help Barbara Sessions Info Barbara Sessions Sessions Barbara Barbara Sessions was the Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection Librarian after the Blisses donated the estate and grounds of Dumbarton Oaks to Harvard University Document Actions Print this Share Previous B T Batsford Ltd Next Bar Harbor Times Publishing Company Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection 1703 32nd Street NW Washington DC 20007 Site Map Web Accessibility Contact Us Visit Us

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  • Bar Harbor Times Publishing Company — Dumbarton Oaks
    Times Publishing Company Archive Navigation Garden Archives Home Contents Index Search Refine Help Bar Harbor Times Publishing Company Info Bar Harbor Times Publishing Company Bar Harbor Times Publishing Company Document Actions Print this Share Previous Barbara Sessions Next Beatrice Ashley Chanler Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection 1703 32nd Street NW Washington DC 20007 Site Map Web Accessibility Contact Us Visit Us Staff Directory Employment Rights and Reproductions Staff Login

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