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Marion Mahony : the American who fell in love with the Australian bush / Glenda Korporaal. [journal article]
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In : Australian Garden History Vol 32 no 4, April 2021.
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2021.
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Chicago-born architect Marion Mahony is best known in Australia as the wife of Walter Burley Griffin, the designer of Canberra, and for her role in founding the Sydney suburb of Castlecrag.  Less well known in her passionate enthusiasm for the Australian
bush - her stunning drawings of Australian treescapes and detailed study of Australia's flora.  Marion's determination to draw, describe and promote Australia's unique trees should be recognised as much as her ground-breaking work as a woman in archiecture and her role as an artist and community builder.
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