A Woman Place

Karson, Robin
February 1997
Garden Design;Feb/Mar97, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p45
The article explores why Ellen Biddle Shipman is considered the dean of American women landscape architects. Shipman started her career in 1912, working with Charles Platt. In 1912, Windsor White, chairman of the White Motor Co. and his wife, Delia, asked Shipman and Warren Manning to jointly redesign their estate in Ohio. Shipman's works are based on romantic New World model.


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