Sunday, August 08, 2010
Reflections of a Grander Time
The Hungtington Conservatory
Reflections of Tropical Foliage in the Conservatory at the Huntington Botanical Gardens.
The Huntington Botanical Gardens and Museum were founded in 1919 by Henry E. Huntington, a extraordiarily successful businessman whose invesments included railroad companies, utilities, and real estate holdings in Southern California. Ironically, the ability to build areas of stunning beauty and tranquility such as this are increasingly out of the reach of the average city dweller.