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John P. Habermehl standing in the Debutante's Floral Revue exhibit, 1932 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Flower arrangements
John P. Habermehl of J. J. Habermehl's Sons, florists, is on the left. Habermehl was a founding director of Philadelphia Flower Show Incorported, producers of the Philadelphia Flower Show 1927 - 1964....
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...
1933 arrangement with buddhist statue
Flower shows; Flower arrangements; Buddhas
This entry is probably class 502 Monday arrangement of a grouping of five or more miniature containers; each container must not exceed 5 inches in height and 4 inches in width. Space allowed 18 x 30 inches,...
Career of a Rose, 1942 Philadelphia Flower Show exhibit.
Flower shows; Flower arrangements; Roses;
Signs and arrangements trace the life of a rose arrangement from Sunday, when the hostess receives a bouquet of roses from her guests through Friday and Saturday when the remaining roses can be floated...
Wedding exhibit, 1929 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Wedding clothing & dress; Flower arrangements
Caption from The Florists Exchange: How Wanamaker's and the Habermehl flower shop combined to stage a truly effective bridal group exhibit at the Philadelphia Flower Show. The floral accessories were renewed...
Musicians at 1930 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Music stands; Musicians; Stages (Platforms); Flower arrangements
The decorated stage of the ballroom of the Bellevue-Stratford Hotel is transported to the Commercial Museum and is used as the music stand and lecture platform during the show. It is decorated by J. J....
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,...
Class 521, winning table setting for buffet supper table set for entertaining men in the service, 1942 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Table settings & decorations; Flower arrangements;
Pennsylvania Horticultural Society followed a theme this year of “Morale Contributes to Victory. Flowers Contribute to Morale.” This is the winning table setting from Class 521. Buffet supper table...
Central feature, 1939 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Sculpture; Central Feature
“The World of Tomorrow” is this year’s theme, and a nod to the New York World’s Fair. Show layout designed by Walter V. D. Hengel. Central Feature is a huge modernistic garden with a central fountain...
Pennsylvania Roadside Council exhibit, 1963 Philadelphia Flower Show
Flower shows; Roads; Billboards; Eyesores
Exhibit of the Pennsylvania Roadside Council, Inc.in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Department of Highways. The sign above the exhibit – “Scenery or Signery?” sends message to the public that...
Acme Markets exhibit in the 1969 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Produce stands; Fruit; Vegetables; Farmers
Photograph depicts Acme Market’s flower show exhibit in 1969, featuring a display of fruits and vegetables surrounding a farmer sitting at his stand. Wording on sign on right: “Freshest produce under...
Governor Alfred E. Driscoll of New Jersey tours the 1948 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Governors; Monuments & memorials; Blue Star Memorial Highway
New Jersey Governor Alfred Driscoll tours the show on "New Jersey Day" (March 11, 1948). Stamped on verso: Faust's Photo Service, 6039 Kingsessing Avenue, SARatoga 1505, Philadelphia, PA.
Exhibit using American bulbs, 1942 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Lilies; Tulips
From Evening Bulletin, March 17, 1942: “Exhibitors are showing what they can do with home grown European flowers. Because of the war, imports of these blooms has been stopped, putting the ingenuity of...
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...
The Modern Age, Vick's Wildgardens exhibit, 1955 Philadelphia Flower Show.
Flower shows; Suburban life; Outdoor furniture; Patios; Wild gardens
Exhibit title: The Modern Age. Vick's Wildgardens, Inc., Gladwyne, Pennsylvania. Exhibit features a contemporary, 1950's modern house with informal wild garden. Awarded first prize in Informal Planting...
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...
Pennsylvania Horticultural Society's first Horticultural Hall, interior view.
Flower shows; Exhibition buildings
Interior view of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society's first Horticultural Hall. Exhibitions were held in this building from 1867 until it was destroyed by fire in 1881. Building location described...
Pennsylvania Horticultural Society's floral monthly exhibition for May 9, 1871.
Broadside advertising the May exhibition, featuring cut flowers, bouquets, hanging baskets, ornamental foliage plants, roses and other flowers and fruits. Exhibits were so popular that tickets were sold...
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