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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.  Main Garden Agave filifera filamentose

Agave filifera filamentose growing in wooden tub in the Parterre. Back side of Juno is in the background. Color magic lantern slide. 



1910

3.  MBG Sam

Parterre view with Juno in the foreground to the right c.1900. Main Gate visible in the background. Image taken from color magic lantern slide. Note on (original) jacket 'Main Gate 724' in color. 



1900

4.  Bedding with succulents

Bedding with succulents in the parterre c.1900. Statue of Juno in background. 



1900

5.  MBG Sam

Main Conservatory (1868-1916) and Juno. Color magic lantern slide. 



1909

6.  1911 Sam

Front view of the Main Conservatory (1868-1916) and Juno in 1911. Image taken from color magic lantern slide. 



1911

7.  Statue of 'Juno' in the parterre in the 1890s.

Statue of 'Juno' in the parterre in the 1890's. 



1888

8.  Date palm in Parterre in 1890s.

Date palm in Parterre in 1890's. 



1890

9.  Missouri Botanical Garden Plant houses and background

View of Main Conservatory (1868-1916) with Juno in the foreground. Pollution and storage tank are visible in the background. 




10.  Lily Pond -- Main Garden

Lily Pond located in the Main Garden. Man and woman visible. Lily pool east of parterre. Euryale ferox in pool. 




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