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1.  Old Main Gate.

Front view of the original Main Gate from across Tower Grove Ave. Color magic lantern slide. 


2.  Lily Ponds -- Construction

Lily Ponds under construction. 


3.  Main Gate -- Cacti

Main Gate interior showing Cacti beds. Four copy negatives available at PHO 2006-2516 and PHO 2006-2517. TWO PRINTS AVAILABLE -- SEE PHO 1983-0387, PHO 2006-2520 and PHO 2006-2521. 


4.  Main Gate, exterior view.

Main Gate exterior view with man leaning against pillar. Street and walk unpaved. Circa 1860. 


5.  Main Garden Parterre in the 1890s. Main Gate and Juno. Visitors near gate.

View of the Main Garden Parterre in the 1890's. Visitors visible near Main Gate and Juno. One 7x5 in. sepia print. 


6.  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. 


7.  Main Gate. View from inside Garden with people on east/west & north/south paths, etc.

View from inside the Main Gate. Garden with people on east/west & north/south paths. Rectangular gazebo at left. Shadow of photographer and camera can be seen in foreground. 


8.  MBG -- Parterre

View inside of the Garden parterre with many visitors viewing plantings. View is to the east with the Main Gate in background. PRINT AVAILABLE -- PHO 1982-0008. 


9.  Main Gate

Street side view of Main Gate. Several horses and carriages visible. 

10.  Main Gate, interior view. Ladies on path.

Main Gate interior view with ladies on path. Two copy negatives available. PRINTS AVAILABLE -- SEE PHO 1984-0002, PHO 2006-2450 and PHO 2006-2507. Negatives available at PHO 2006-2508 and PHO 2006-2509. 


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