Paths, spring, Azalea Path, 1928

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
August 22, 2019

Azalea Path with Torch Azaleas (Rhododendron kaempferi) and Eastern White Pine (Pinus strobus) trunks

Paths, spring, Azalea Path, 1928

Azalea Path with Torch Azaleas (Rhododendron kaempferi) and Eastern White Pine (Pinus strobus) trunks

Azalea kaempferi [Title from recto of slide.] 8.5 x 10.5 cm. Emulsion on glass.

Paths, spring, Azalea Path, 1928

Alternate Title: Azalea Path with torch azaleas (Rhododendron kaempferi) and Eastern white pine (Pinus strobus) trunks
Photograph by J. Horace (John Horace) McFarland (1859-1948, American)
Azalea Path, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States
May 1928

A larger version of this image is available in HOLLIS Images.

J. Horace McFarland was a prolific publisher (primarily concerning horticulture of the rose cultivar), environmentalist, and a leading proponent of the “City Beautiful Movement” in the United States. He frequently emphasized in print the importance of the Arnold Arboretum Living Collections and public parkland, and was a frequent correspondent with Charles Sprague Sargent.

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