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El Mardon 1997

Former owner:
Dangler, Henry C
Donner, Robert, Sr.
Architect:
Alder, David
Photographer:
Gilpin, Laura
DuBois, Suzanne
Physical description:
1 folder+ 15 35 mm. slides
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, Colorado, El Paso County, Colorado Springs
Colorado
Colorado Springs
El Mardon (Colorado Springs, Colorado)
Date:
1997
1997-1997
Notes:
"This property contains a dramatic biodiversity of southwest shade gardens. The concentration is on foliage and texture and is accented by garden sculptures of cheetahs and a rhino. There is an Edgar Britton fountain on the courtyard patio in back."
Persons associated with the property include: Henry C. Dangler (former owner from 1927 to 1941); Robert Donner, Sr. (former owner from 1941 to 1988); David Alder (architect); Laura Gilpin (famous photographer in the Taos, Santa Fe and Colorado Springs area who photographed the property from 1927 to 1936); Dr. Charles H. Boissevain (Botanist at Colorado College, specialized in cactus);Suzanne DuBois (photographer).
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
CO029000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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