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CBussey Brook, spring, women, 1975

Bussey Brook Spring 1975 Cornus florida (?) in background [Title from recto of enclosure.] ; Bussey Brook Spring 1975 [Title from verso.] 11.5 x 17 cm. Gelatin silver process.

Bussey Brook, spring, women, 1975

[Title from recto of mount.]
Alternate Title: Three women seated on the banks of Bussey Brook
Photograph by Pamela Bruns, American
Bussey Brook, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States

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The 24 acres that make up Bussey Brook Meadow–a 24-acre parcel of the Arnold Arboretum located between the Forest Hills MBTA Station and the Arboretum’s South Street Gate–are preserved with minimal human interference as a site for research into the complex interactions that characterize urban environments. Protected through the Arboretum’s indenture and not subject to loss from future development, this “urban wild” supports studies in a range of disciplines, generating abundant data about the ecological functioning of a modern city.

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