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1.  Populus monilifera Tower Grove Avenue

Populus monilifera growing along Tower Grove Avenue. Tower Grove House visible above stone garden wall in the background. 



1900

2.  Old Main Gate.

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



1909

3.  The Main Gate.

View of the original Main Gate and Tower Grove Avenue. View is to the north. 



1890

4.  Cleveland Avenue Gate on Tower Grove Avenue.

Cleveland Avenue Gate on Tower Grove Avenue. Also shows wall, street light, and streetcar tracks. 



1905

5.  View. Tulip beds in snow. Looking east. Main Gate. Wall. Houses across Tower Grove Ave.

View of Tulip beds in snow, looking east. Main Gate, wall, and houses across Tower Grove Ave. visible. Follows 82-0243. 



1904

6.  Open Sunday at the Garden.

Open Sunday at the Garden. Streetcars on Tower Grove Ave. with people streaming from the Main Gate to the cars. 



1902

7.  Aerial view of Tower Grove Avenue and Shaw neighborhood.

Aerial view of Tower Grove Avenue and the Shaw neighborhood taken from Tower Grove House, c.1902. View is to the southeast. 



1902

8.  Lands of Henry Shaw around Tower Grove

Lands of Henry Shaw around Tower Grove, plan dated 1872; draftsperson unknown 



1872

9.  Early plan for the Missouri Botanical Garden in 1857.

Early plan for the Missouri Botanical Garden in 1857. Possibly drawn by Henry Shaw. Written near bottom reads "Lands and Buildings intended to be left for the support of the Missouri Botanical Garden by the founder H.S." 



1857

10.  Compton & Dry 1875 map of the Missouri Botanical Garden.

Compton & Dry 1875 map of the Missouri Botanical Garden. 



1875

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