Wishing Well Outside the Garden Wall

SummerJade

Joined October 2008

Artist's Description

This old wishing well is somewhat hidden, tucked away by the gate leading into the walled section of the garden. The other approach to the well is a path through tall shrubs. The secluded spot makes it seem a bit mysterious, as if wishes made here may very well come true.
This well is on the grounds of Eolia, the elegant summer mansion of the Harkness family. Named Eolia, for the island home of the Greek god of winds, the mansion was built in 1906 and purchased by Edward and Mary Harkness in 1907.

The WishingWell is the cover image for a calendar called Sentimental Favorites ~ Moody (click to view)
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Canon PowerShot SX10 IS, Canon Zoom Lens 20x IS, 5.0-100.0mm 1:2.8-5.7 USM.
Edited with blended layers in Paint Shop Pro with some texture layers from Brenda Star, jellybean, and Shadowhouse Creations added.
Location: Harkness State Park in the town of Waterford, Connecticut (USA).
(1626 views on Apr. 23, 2015)

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Winner in the “Wishing Well” challenge in the #1 Favorites Group on Oct. 8, 2013*
Featured in Featured For A Challenge on Oct. 18, 2013
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Featured on The RB Explore Page on Feb. 23, 2014


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