Burbank's Experimental Grounds at Santa Rosa, California, 1910

Summary

This postcard features the bird’s-eye view that horticulturalist Luther Burbank had of his 40-acre experimental garden from the balcony of his new home in Santa Rosa, California. He could watch the staff move wheelbarrows and other tools from the carriage shed into the garden plots and watch house construction around the perimeter of his land. This included a home built by the person who mailed the post card.

This postcard features the bird’s-eye view that horticulturalist Luther Burbank had of his 40-acre experimental garden from the balcony of his new home in Santa Rosa, California. He could watch the staff move wheelbarrows and other tools from the carriage shed into the garden plots and watch house construction around the perimeter of his land. This included a home built by the person who mailed the post card.

Artifact

Postcard

Date Made

1910

Subject Date

18 August 1910

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

2019.56.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Handwriting
Printing (Process)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 3.5 in

Width: 5.5 in

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