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Catalog Number 2000.103.1.1
Date 1928-1920-1930
Object Name Catalogs
Description Color: White
"Burpee's For Spring Planting," 31-page plant and seed catalog, 1928. The front cover has the title at top with an illustration below of a dahlia. In a box toward the botom is a statement about the catalog, with the company name and headquarters below. At the right is a table of contents listing types of plants and products offered and the pages on which they can be found. The back covr has illustrations, information and a listing for hybrid tea roses. Divisions of products are: dahlias; glasflowers; flowering bulbs and roots; roses; Rambler roses; flowering shrubs; hardy climbers; hedge plants; fruit trees; grapes; strawberries; garden books; insecticides; and plant food. Listings include a product number; product name, including variety names; brief descriptions; and prices, often by each or in quantity. Some of the listings are accompanied by illustrations, most are black and white photographs with a few line drawings. In fair condition, the artifact has some discoloration, surface soiling, especially on the covers, and creases.
Collection HM
Subjects Gardening
House plants
Landscape gardening
Plants, Ornamental
Search Terms W. Atlee Burpee Company