© Atala Dorothy Toy
A wizard is emerging from an oak tree. He came at the request of one of the early owners of a country estate in Pennsylvania – a family made prosperous by the father’s innovative commercial ideas.
Note: To the left is the full image of the wizard, which you will receive with your order.
This wizard’s energy emanates from an oak tree at the back family entrance to Stoneleigh, located in Villanova, PA. It is now a public garden under management of the Natural Lands organization. Its original owner, Edmund Smith, back in 1877 was an executive with the new and expanding Pennsylvania Railroad, a technology that at the time was innovative wizardry!
Here’s a view of the estate as it looks now, from the front…