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Shakespeare Garden 1987 to 1996

Landscape architect:
Jensen, Jens 1860-1951
Landscape designer:
Brooks, John
Horticulturist:
Molton, Mary
Gardeners:
Garden Club of Evanston (Evanston, Ill.)
Physical description:
1 folder+ 24 35 mm. slides
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, Illinois, Cook County, Evanston
Illinois
Evanston
Shakespeare Garden (Evanston, Ill.)
Date:
1987
1987-1996
1987 to 1996
Notes:
"Formal Tudor garden surrounded by a Hawthorn hedge forming a double wall. Eight large flower beds filled with flowers from Shakespeare's plays and poetry. Elizabethan style bench with embroidery cut into stone along back borer of bench. Shakespeare bust and bench by Hermot."
Persons and organizations associated with the property include: Jens Jensen (landscape architect, 1915-1930); the Garden Club of Evanston (gardeners); John Brooks (gardener, landscape designer, 1990); and Mary Molton (horticulturist, 1950-1960s).
Summary:
Materials relating to the public garden of Northwestern University located in Evanston, Illinois. The folder includes slide list, descriptions of the slides, plans, brochures, publications which have featured the garden, a plant list, with a description and worksheet completed by GCA researcher Mrs. Charles Schroeder. The garden was designed by the famous landscape architect, Jens Jensen.
Publications:
Garden has been featured in Garden Design Magazine, October/November 1996
Garden has been featured in Chicagoland Gardening Magazine, September/October 1996
Garden has been featured in Victoria Magazine, May 1994
Garden has been featured in Garden Design Magazine, October/November 1994
Garden has been featured in Chicago Tribune Newspaper, July 12-18, 1996
Garden has been featured in GCA Annual Meeting Publication, June 1933
Garden has been featured in GCA Annual Meeting Publication, 1993
Garden has been featured in GCA Bulletin, Summer 1985
Garden has been featured in GCA Bulletin, February 1990
Garden has been featured in Laura C. Martin, Gardens of the Heartland (New York: Abbeville Press, 1996)
Garden has been featured in Robert E. Grese, Jens Jensen: Maker of Natural Parks and Gardens (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996)
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
IL068000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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