Mabel Cabot Sedgwick Glass Negative Collection, circa 1900-1907

Summary
Collection ID:
AAG.SDG
Creators:
Lee, James S.
Gardner, John L.
Sedgwick, Mabel Cabot
Manning, J. W.
Dates:
circa 1900-1907
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1.25 Cubic Feet
120 glass plate negatives.
Repository:
The Mabel Cabot Sedgwick Collection consists of approximately 120 glass negatives of images used in Sedgwick's book, The Garden Month by Month, published by the F.A. Stokes Company in New York, 1907. The book, which describes the appearance, color, cultivation and blooming dates for various plants, contains half-tone engravings taken from these photographs of growing plants.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Mabel Cabot Sedgwick (1873-1937) was an accomplished gardener and horticulturist who designed the gardens at Long Hill, the 114-acre estate in Beverly, Massachusetts she shared with her husband, Atlantic Monthly editor and publisher Ellery Sedgwick.

The garden month by month; describing the appearance, color, dates of bloom, height and cultivation of all desirable, hardy herbaceous perennials for the formal or wild garden, with additional lists of aquatics, vines, ferns, etc.
The garden month by month; describing the appearance, color, dates of bloom, height and cultivation of all desirable, hardy herbaceous perennials for the formal or wild garden, with additional lists of aquatics, vines, ferns, etc.
By Mabel Cabot Sedgwick. New York : Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1907.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Conditions Governing Use note
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Preferred Citation note
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Mabel Cabot Sedgwick Glass Negative Collection.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
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Repository Contact
Archives of American Gardens
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