The Resource A Veritable Eden. The Manchester Botanic Garden : a History

A Veritable Eden. The Manchester Botanic Garden : a History

Label
A Veritable Eden. The Manchester Botanic Garden : a History
Title
A Veritable Eden. The Manchester Botanic Garden
Title remainder
a History
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The Manchester Botanical and Horticultural Society was founded in 1827 to allow members the opportunity to study botany and horticulture and to create an ambience ""not unlike a fashionable resort"". Today the Garden is all but forgotten and only the former entrance gates and a street name remain. This book, illustrated with many contemporary engravings and postcards, charts the history of the Garden; its international reputation in horticultural developments and many floral triumphs; its recurrent financial crises and ultimate degeneration into a venue for cat and dog shows and final conversi
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
580.7342733
Index
no index present
LC call number
QK73.G72 M36 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
A Veritable Eden. The Manchester Botanic Garden : a History
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; List of Illustrations; Abbreviations used in text; Acknowledgements; Preface: 'A Veritable Eden'; 1 Manchester, 1822; 2 Gardening in Manchester 1790-1887; 3 A Botanic Garden for Manchester; 4 The Membership 'Individuals of the highest respectability'; 5 Creating the Garden; 6 The Glasshouses 'Who loves a garden loves a greenhouse too.'; 7 Staffing the Garden; 8 'It is not a church, not a palazzo, not a chateau' 1839-1854; 9 'Art Triumphed over Nature' 1857; 10 ' ... The Darkness Before the Dawn' 1858-1865; 11 'The Genius Behind the Machine' 1865-1887
  • 12 'Our Poverty and not our Will Consented' 1889-189413 Struggling On 1895-1907; 14 Conclusion; Appendix 1 Occupational Analysis of the membership; Appendix 2 The Herbarium of the Manchester Botanicaland Horticultural Society
Control code
ocn831118204
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (177 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781905119554
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36702997
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)831118204
  • ebscoaca1905119550

Library Locations

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