Luther Burbank Garden Office, Original Site, Santa Rosa, California, circa 1925

Summary

Luther Burbank (1849-1926) was noted for his experiments with plants, fruits, and vegetables. This office, constructed in 1906, took up one corner of Burbanks's 40-acre experimental garden in Santa Rosa, California. Henry Ford met Burbank and viewed this garden when he attended the Panama-Pacific Exposition in San Francisco, in 1915. The office was moved to Greenfield Village in 1928.

Luther Burbank (1849-1926) was noted for his experiments with plants, fruits, and vegetables. This office, constructed in 1906, took up one corner of Burbanks's 40-acre experimental garden in Santa Rosa, California. Henry Ford met Burbank and viewed this garden when he attended the Panama-Pacific Exposition in San Francisco, in 1915. The office was moved to Greenfield Village in 1928.

Artifact

Photographic postcard

Subject Date

circa 1925

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2008.0.1.4

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Linen (Material)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 3.125 in

Width: 5.5 in

Inscriptions

front, lower edge: J9025 Burbank's Bureau of Information Santa Rosa, Cal. front door: Bureau of Information Burbank's Experiment Farms

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