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1.  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." 




2.  Photo of different water lily leaves.

Photo of different water lily leaves. 



1923

3.  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

4.  Lower pond between the Knolls

View of lower pond between the Knolls. 



1900

5.  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

6.  Lily Ponds -- Construction

Lily Ponds under construction. 



1917

7.  Palm House in the Garden.

View of the Palm House looking to the west. The Climatron sits upon this same location today. 



1914

8.  Original Main Gate to the Garden.

Original Main Gate to the Garden located on Tower Grove Avenue; replaced in 1920. Visitors standing at lily pond. 



1907

9.  Linnaean House with lily pools (Victorias, Nymphaeas, Eichhornias and Cypress).

Linnaean House with lily pools (Victorias, Nymphaeas, Eichhornias and Cypress). Visitors gathered around pool in. 'Shaw's Garden.' Two black and white prints. 



1890

10.  Children by Lily Pools.

Children by Lily Pools. Children participating in the Pitzman Summer Nature Study Program at the Garden. 




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