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House of The Four Winds [lantern slide]

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Creator:
Lake Forest Garden Club
Physical description:
1 photograph : lantern slide, hand-colored ; 3.25 x 4 in
Type:
Lantern slides
Place:
United States of America, Illinois, Lake County, Lake Forest
Illinois
Lake Forest
House of the Four Winds (Lake Forest, Illinois)
Date:
1930
Circa 1930s
Notes:
The garden is styled after Generalife gardens in Grenada. The garden was planted by Rose Standish Nichols. The sculpture is of Mercury. Reference: The 1933 Garden Club of America Annual Meeting Book. The garden was on tour for the Garden Club of America Annual Meeting in 1919. Herbert Croley of The Architectural Record said of the house - "A truly American Design".
Historic plate number: "82."
Historic plate caption: "Mrs. Hugh McBirney."
Topic:
Summer
Spanish gardens
Canals
Water jets
Walkways
Flagstone
Garden borders
Hand-railing
Sculpture
Gardens
Local number:
IL009002
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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