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1.  Lower pond between the Knolls

View of lower pond between the Knolls. 



1900

2.  Aerial view - central axis of the Garden.

Airplane view of the Palm House, Italian Garden, lily pools, and the main gate. View is to the east. Hand colored magic lantern slide. 



1930

3.  Terrace also known as the parterre in Shaw's Garden circa 1875.

Lithograph showing the "parterre." with the Museum and Observatory in the background. A parterre is a garden consisting of an ornamental arrangement of flower beds. Today this space is occupied by the lily pools in front of the Climatron; view is the to the south. The small pine tree in the middle would eventually become the first location for the sculpture "Juno." 




4.  Photo of different water lily leaves.

Photo of different water lily leaves. 



1923

5.  Water lilies growning in main lily pools.

Water lilies growning in main lily pools. Mrs. Edward's Whitaker Garmorata water lily. Image is hand colored and was taken by Paul Kohl in 1921. 



1923

6.  Original Main Gate and lily pond of the Garden.

Interior view of the Main Gate as viewed from across lily pond, view looking to the east. 



1900

7.  Victoria regia pond.

Victoria regia pond in front of the Linnean House with ladies standing around it. 



1890

8.  Euryale ferox water lily displayed in lily pond.

Euryale ferox water lily displayed in lily pond, horticulturalist James Gurney and part of Main Greenhouse Range in background. 



1890

9.  Victoria cruziana. Lady standing on leaf, two men and a boy in front of Linnaean House.

Victoria cruziana. Lady standing on leaf, two men and a boy in front of Linnaean House. 



1902

10.  Palm House. Lily Ponds. Main Gardens.

View of Palm House, lily ponds, and main gardens. 



1918

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