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Tower Hill Botanic Garden Library: Begonias by John Coulson

Digitized resources, archival and special collections, exhibitions, and other items of interest.

Begonias by John Coulson

 

 

 

The Coulson Family

 

 

Background

Begonias is a collection of 50 photographs and descriptions of begonias from the 1890's. It is attributed to John Coulson (c1845-1926), the head gardener on the Salisbury Estate in Worcester, MA from circa 1880 to 1905 when Stephen Salisbury III died. Coulson was born in England and first emigrated to Canada then Worcester around 1875.

 

This guide provided by CBHL