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11.  Cactus house (new w/curvi-linear roof).

Cactus house showing the new curvi-linear roof. 



1914

12.  Cactus House - North side looking east (1890s greenhouse).

 



1890

13.  Cactus bed. Missouri Botanical Garden.

Cactus bed growing the parterre of the Missouri Botanical Garden. The statue of Juno is in the background as well the 1868 Main Conservatory. The view is looking to the east and picture was taken in 1892. 



1892

14.  Cacti against wall at east end of Linnaean House.

Cacti against wall at east end of Linnaean House. Picture taken in 1890. 



1890

15.  Cactus in shipping crate from Arizona.

Cactus in shipping crate from Arizona. Greenhouse in background shows door sign 'Entrance' and 'Desert Plants'. 




16.  MBG -- Parterre

PRINT AVAILABLE at PHO 2006-3046. SEE ALSO GPN 1982-0522. 



1905

17.  Cactus House (interior)

Cactus House (interior) about 1902. (Reference on back of envelope to Glass negative #264) 




18.  Cactus House (interior)

Cactus House (interior) about 1902. (Reference on back to Glass Negative #262) 




19.  View of the Old Cactus House, 1914.

View of the Old Cactus House, 1914. Mounted with PHO 2006-0952. 




20.  Torch cactus, Cereus validus

Torch cactus, Cereus validus, is one of the giant cacti on display in the Desert House. Mrs. Gene Jarvis, volunteer, gives perspective to the giant specimen. MBG Bull 56(10):5 (Oct. 1977). 



1977

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