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MISSOURI BOTANICAL GARDEN
Illustrated History of the Missouri Botanical Garden

Introduction

Take a stroll through time and explore nearly two centuries of images that document the creation and the development of the Missouri Botanical Garden. You will be greeted by ladies with parasols, children in their beautiful nineteenth century clothing, and even the Garden's founder, Henry Shaw. In these historical images you will see many buildings and gardens which today's visitor might recognize but many which are now changed, or lost forever.

The Collection

More than five hundred images are available for viewing and are taken from the Missouri Botanical Garden Archives. These include glass plate negatives, hand-tinted prints, stereographs, postcards and manuscripts.

Rights and Reproductions

The text and images contained in this collection are intended for research and educational use only. Duplication of any of these images for commercial use without express written consent is prohibited. To order a reproduction from the archival TIFF file, inquire about permissions, or for information about prices, contact the Missouri Botanical Garden Archives by email or call the library at (314) 577-5155.


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