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[Backus Garden] [slide (photograph)]: the Backus garden plan with an overlay of Steele's so-called canton system

Physical description:
1 slide (photograph): b&w ; 35 mm
Type:
Slides (photographs)
Place:
United States of America, Michigan, Wayne County, Grosse Pointe, Grosse Pointe Shores
Michigan
Grosse Pointe Shores
Backus Garden (Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan)
Date:
1930
Notes:
The slide is taken from p. 140 of Robin Karson, Fletcher Steele, Landscape Architect: An Account of the Gardenmaker's Life (New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc./Sagapress, Inc., 1989). The image in the book is taken from an original image in the Fletcher Steele Collection, F. Franklin Moon Library, College of Environmental Science and Forestry, State University of New York, Syracuse, New York.
Topic:
Planting plans
Plan views
Gardens
Local number:
MI024008
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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