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Hunnewell Building with Magnolias in bloom, 1940

Magnolia stellata In full bloom and M. Kobus borealis A.A. [Title from card index.] 8.5 x 10.5 cm. Emulsion on polyester.

Hunnewell Building, spring, magnolias, 1940

Alternate Title: Hunnewell Building with Star and Kobus Magnolias (Magnolia stellata and M. kobus) in bloom
Photographer unknown
Hunnewell Building, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States
May 1940

A larger version of this image is available in Harvard University’s HOLLIS+ catalog.

The Hunnewell Building is located at the Main Entrance of the Arnold Arboretum. The facility houses our Visitor Center, Lecture Hall, Library and Archives, and Herbarium. The building was constructed in 1892 and fully renovated with improved accessibility in 1992. It is named in honor of Horatio Hollis Hunnewell (1810-1902), who was a major contributor to the institution. You can read more about H. H. Hunnewell and The Hunnewell Estates Historic District in Arnoldia [pdf].

Also remember to visit our Visual Archives, which include historical landscape images of The Hunnewell Building.

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