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Mabel Cabot Sedgwick Glass Negative collection

Object Details

Identifier
AAG.SDG
Author
Sedgwick, Mabel Cabot
Photographer
Lee, James S.
Gardner, John L.
Manning, J. W.
Biographical/Historical note
Mabel Cabot Sedgwick (1873-1937) was an accomplished gardener and horticulturist who designed the gardens at Long Hill, the 114-acre estate in Beverly, Massachusetts she shared with her husband, Atlantic Monthly editor and publisher Ellery Sedgwick.
Date
circa 1900-1907
Provenance
Donated to the Archives of American Gardens by Mrs. John E. Lockwood in 1996.
Extent
1.25 Cubic feet (120 glass plate negatives.)
Summary
The Mabel Cabot Sedgwick Collection consists of approximately 120 glass negatives of images used in Sedgwick's book, The Garden Month by Month, published by the F.A. Stokes Company in New York, 1907. The book, which describes the appearance, color, cultivation and blooming dates for various plants, contains half-tone engravings taken from these photographs of growing plants.
Restrictions
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Type
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Negatives
Genre/Form
Negatives
The garden month by month; describing the appearance, color, dates of bloom, height and cultivation of all desirable, hardy herbaceous perennials for the formal or wild garden, with additional lists of aquatics, vines, ferns, etc.
By Mabel Cabot Sedgwick. New York : Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1907.
Rights
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Author
Sedgwick, Mabel Cabot
Photographer
Lee, James S.
Gardner, John L.
Manning, J. W.
Topic
Plants
Citation
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Mabel Cabot Sedgwick Glass Negative Collection.
Archival Repository
Archives of American Gardens
AAG.SDG
AAG.SDG
AAG
GUID
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6d3888e9f-c2d2-44ab-bd75-5ca0c8720fe9
sova.aag.sdg
Record ID
ebl-1530043213292-1530043213294-0
Finding aid
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