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Missouri Botanical Garden [slide]

Provenance:
Missouri Botanical Garden
Creator:
Board of Trustees
Shaw, Henry
Shaw's Garden
Tower Grove
Seiwa-en
Landscape Architect:
Kawani, Koichi
Architect:
Barnett, George L
Horticulturist:
Raven, Peter
Gates, David M
Physical description:
1 slide: col
Type:
Projected media
Place:
United States of America, Missouri, St. Louis
Missouri
Saint Louis
Date:
07/21/1898
Notes:
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. Main Gate. Missouri Botanical Garden - GPN 83-0387.
Topic:
Summer
Gates
Cactus
Succulent plants
Botanical gardens
Desert gardens
Gatehouses
Columns
Women
Local number:
MO017028
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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