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Missouri Botanical Garden

Object Details

sova.aag.gca_ref8990
GUID
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6feac0150-cf65-4069-a8b8-65613199d4e3
General
Henry Shaw was in business at 17, retired at 40 a very wealthy man. He built a country house, Tower Grove in 1849. In 1853, Henry Shaw decided to create a botanical garden at Tower Grove that would be given to the citizens of St. Louis. In 1858 the main part of the 79 acre garden plans had been completed. In 1881 and 1882, the Linnaean House, designed simular to a European orangery and housed displays of camellias. Plate 91 from a pictorial of St. Louis in 1875. Missouri Botanical Garden #6 8LU 79-0016-1
Provenance
Missouri Botanical Garden
Creator
Board of Trustees
Shaw, Henry
Landscape architect
Kawani, Koichi
Architect
Barnett, George L.
Creator
Tower Grove
Seiwa-en
Horticulturist
Raven, Peter
Gates, David M.
Collection Creator
Garden Club of America
Place
Missouri -- Saint Louis
United States of America -- Missouri -- St. Louis
Topic
Summer
Topographical surveying
Botanical gardens
Provenance
Missouri Botanical Garden
Creator
Board of Trustees
Shaw, Henry
Landscape architect
Kawani, Koichi
Architect
Barnett, George L.
Creator
Tower Grove
Seiwa-en
Horticulturist
Raven, Peter
Gates, David M.
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Missouri / MO017: St. Louis -- Missouri Botanical Garden
Sponsor
A project to describe images in this finding aid received Federal support from the Smithsonian Collections Care Initiative, administered by the National Collections Program.
Extent
1 Slide (col.)
Date
1880
Archival Repository
Archives of American Gardens
Identifier
AAG.GCA, Item MO017017
Type
Archival materials
Slides
Collection Citation
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Collection Rights
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Restrictions
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AAG.GCA_ref8990
Large EAD
AAG.GCA
AAG
Record ID
ebl-1643208220039-1643210181582-1
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