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Mrs. Gifford Pinchot and Mayor Mackey, 1931 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Mayors; Women
Mrs. Pinchot, wife of Pennsylvania Governor Gifford Pinchot, is Mayor Mackey's guest at the 1931 Philadelphia Flower Show held at the Commercial Museum, 34th Street above Spruce Street. Even in the depths...
Conard-Pyle Co. rose exhibit, 1931 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Roses
Partial view of rose garden exhibit of Conard-Pyle Company (then known as Conard & Pyle) of West Grove, Pennsylvania, covering 1200 square feet. The background is a one-story colonial house with a gable...
Hosea Waterer exhibit of bulb garden, 1931 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Tulips; Women
A woman in traditional Dutch costume sits outside of a house, in a garden of spring-blooming bulbs. This exhibit is by Hosea Waterer, seedsman and bulb importer, 714 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia. Photographer...
Woman and child by windmill, 1933 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Windmills; Women; Children
A woman and child pose in the middle of exhibit. The child is dressed in traditional Dutch costume. From Florists Review, April 1, 1933: " Rotteveel & Sons (Sassenheim, Holland) [bulb exporters] had a...
Bartlett Tree Expert Company exhibit, 1931 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Trees
Educational exhibit of the F.A. Bartlett Tree Expert Company, headquartered in Stamford Connecticut, with a Philadelphia office at 152 Montgomery Avenue, Bala Cynwyd Pennsylvania. Photographer number 11918...
Bartlett Tree Expert Company exhibit, 1953 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Exhibitions; Trees
Educational exhibit of the F.A. Bartlett Tree Expert Company, headquartered in Stamford Connecticut, with a Philadelphia office in Bala Cynwyd Pennsylvania. Photographer number 159 in lower right corner....
Spade and Trowel Garden Club during Philadelphia Flower Show setup, 1954.
Flower shows; Exhibitions; Garden clubs; Women; Set up photographs
From Levine and Rogers, p. 8: " Members of this Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, garden club are installing their Show exhibit, which, when finished, included a garden outside and a furnished room inside...
Table for specified occasion or anniversary, Class 506 no. 4. 1931 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Table settings & decorations
At this time, the competitive and artistic classes were known as the "Women's Classes." This table, entered by Mrs. Robert Liggett and Mrs. Boyle Irwin III, won a first prize. Flower arrangement entries...
First prize entry for Class 510, terrace table setting, 1935 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Flower arrangements; Table settings & decorations
Description of Class 510 - Friday: Class limited to 13 entries. Terrace table with flower arrangement set for breakfast for two; two chairs optional. Fruit, but no other food permitted. No flat silver....
Prize-winning entry for Class 511, flower arrangement 1935 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Flower arrangements
Class 511, limited to 12 entries, is a still-life; arrangement of flowers must be included; fruit, vegetables and any accessories allowed. Space 48 inches long by 18 inches deep by 30 inches high. First...
Bartlett Tree Experts exhibit, 1952 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Trees
Bartlett Tree Experts exhibit for the 1952 Philadelphia Flower Show promotes scientific tree care. Bartlett Tree Expert Company, headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, had a local office in Bala Cynwyd,...
1970 horticultural sweepstakes winner kisses trophy.
Flower shows; Victories
Joy Mackinney, 1970 Philadelphia Flower Show horticultural sweepstakes winner, kisses the trophy at the awards luncheon. Stamped on verso: Edmind B. Gilchrist, Jr., Photography, 8223 Seminole Ave., Philadelphia...
Planning the competitive classes for the 1947 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Women
Pennsylvania Horticultural Society's Flower Show committee members meet at PHS headquarters to plan the competitive classes of the 1947 Philadelphia Flower Show. L. to r: Mrs. J. Gibson McIlvain, chairman...
The Philadelphia scene, 1827, 1953 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; History; Streets; Arch Steet, Philadelphia
The center aisle of the 1953 show is designed by landscape architect Frederick W. G. Peck in cooperation with a committee of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society. The design commemorates PHS's 125th...
Crew from the School of Horticulture for Women, loading a truck with plants for their show exhibit, 1954.
Flower shows; Exhibitions; Women
From Levine and Rogers (p. 9): "For Ernesta Ballard (third from right with glasses), the schools's 1954 exhibit was her first exposure to the Philadelphia Flower Show. Ten years later, as executive director...
Putting up poster advertising the 1947 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Promotional materials; Posters; Publicity photographs
Promotion shot of two women putting up a poster advertising the 1947 Philadelphia Flower Show, to be held March 17 - 22 at the Commercial Museum. The show returns after a 4-year hiatus due to the War....
Exhibit of refrigerators in a florist's shop, 1927 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Florist shops; Refrigerators; Flower arrangements; Wicker furniture
This exhibit shows the latest improvements in refrigeration in florist shops. Words on sign on left: “Flowers exhibited by Baxter & Green.” Signs above refrigerator in center of photograph: “Frigidaire,...
Two women in tulip and hyacinth beds, 1927 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Women; Hats; Hyacinths; Tulips; Publicity photographs
Publicity shot of two women wearing cloche hats and fur coats posing in an exhibit of hyacinths and tulips. “Quaker Photo Service” in lower left; photographer’s number 625-3 in lower right.
Flower Show hostesses go wading in artificial pond at press preview of 1947 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Publicity photographs; Women
Caption from press clip released by Harry Klein, publicity director, Philadelphia Flower Show, Monday March 17, 1947: “This artificial pond was part of the $1,000,000 worth of flowers and plants which...
Governor James Duff and Mrs. Duff at 1948 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Orchids; Governors; Hats; Women
Mrs. Duff, left, wife of Pennsylvania Governor James Duff, is getting an orchid corsage pinned to her lapel. Governor James Duff is on the right. Photographer number 5 in lower left corner. Stamped on...
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