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1.  Garden view - north from observatory. (13)

Garden view looking north from observatory. Women visible on path leading to the Main Conservatory. 

2.  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." 

3.  MBG -- Parterre

Parterre view with the Observatory and Tower Grove House in background. View is to the south. 


4.  MBG Through the grove

View through the grove of the Observatory and the Main Conservatory from atop of Tower Grove House. Ladies can be seen sitting in the upper level of the Observatory. Linnean house is in the background. View is to the north. 


5.  MBG Sam

Observatory in the Main Garden in 1909. Color magic lantern slide 


6.  Missouri Botanical Garden A sassafras-arched gate

Sassafras-arched gate of the north end of the Mausoleum. The Observatory is visible in the background. 

7.  Observatory with garden view.

Observatory with visitors and garden view. Taken from Stereo View. 3- 5x7 in. prints. PRINTS AVAILABLE -- SEE PHO 1982-0042 and PHO 2006-2812. 

8.  View. Main Garden from top of old palm house looking southwest. Juno. Observatory.

View of Main Garden from top of old palm house looking southwest. Juno, Observatory, and Victory visible. Tower of Tower Grove House visible through trees. 


9.  Observatory. People on both levels and on path.

Observatory with people on both levels and on path. View is to the north with Juno and the Main Conservatory visible through Observatory entry way. 


10.  Observatory. Pavilion in center of garden.

PRINTS AVAILABLE -- SEE PHO 1982-0038a, PHO 2006-2809, and PHO 2006-2810.. 


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