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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.  MBG -- Parterre

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



1900

3.  View showing part of the Parterre.

View showing part of the Parterre. 



1900

4.  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

5.  Parterre view with Juno in the foreground to the right c.1900.

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. 



1900

6.  Date palm in Parterre in 1890s.

Date palm in Parterre in 1890's. 



1890

7.  MBG -- Conservatory (1868-1916)

View of the parterre with gentlemen on paths. Juno is in center. Victory and museum can be seen in background. View is looking south from the steps of the Main Conservatory. 



1890

8.  Cactus beds near Parterre in 1890s.

Cactus beds near Parterre in 1890's. 



1890

9.  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. 



1890

10.  Mamillaria bed in parterre.

Mamillaria bed in parterre of the Missouri Botanical Garden 



1905

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