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1.  MBG -- Conservatory (1868-1916)

Main Conservatory (1868-1916) greenhouse-Palm house group. Unidentified gardener. 



1888

2.  View. Figs prepared for winter. Grown along west stone wall.

View of Figs prepared for winter. Grown along west stone wall. 



1891

3.  Chrysanthemum Show. Loading plants for delivery to charities after the show.

Chrysanthemum show. Gardeners loading plants for delivery to charities after the show. Part of 1868 Conservatory range in background. 



1907

4.  Power lawn mower. First power mower in the Garden. Gasoline driven, water cooled.

The first power mower in the Missouri Botanical Garden. The mower was gasoline driven and water cooled. 1- 7x5 print. 



1918

5.  Garden Hands. Group in front of entrance gate to Mausoleum grounds. Gardeners, Staff

Gardeners and staff in front of entrance gate to Mausoleum grounds. In this image Gurney is looking straight ahead. (Envelope in Trelease's handwriting.) Same group and day as GPN82-0335. 1 7x5 in. print. For copy negative see GPP 1981-0013 



1890

6.  MBG Gardeners Staff

Gardening staff posed in front of Mausoleum grounds. This portrait shows Gurney in front, looking slightly to the right. This is the image used in the 'World of Plants' publication. (Envelope in Trelease's handwriting.) Same group and day as GPN 1982-0334. PRINT AVAILABLE -- SEE PHO 2006-0796. 



1890

7.  Lily Ponds, Main Garden -- Newly Finished

Newly finished lily pools. The new pools were lined up with Flora Ave. which had been redone as it exists today. The original Main Gate is visible in the background and is lined up with the location of the old Flora Blvd. PRINT AVAILABLE -- SEE PHO 1982-0347. 



1917

8.  Parterre in Main Garden. View looking east.

Parterre in Main Garden with view looking east. This is a copy of an old photo, about 1860. Photograph copied March, 1909. PRINT AVAILABLE, SEE PHO 1982-0355 PHO 2006-3059, and Pho 2006-3060. Negative available at PHO 2006-3061. 



1860

9.  Ricinus communis. Group of plants with gardener standing by Test Garden. [Castor Oil Plant]

Ricinus communis also know as the Castor Oil Plant. Group of plants with gardener standing by Test Garden. 



1921

10.  MBG Gardeners -- James W. Dunfoid, Sr.

James W. Dunfoid, Sr. Copy Negative only. (not sure of name spelling) 




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