[Gold of Ophir Roses Carmelita, Pasadena, California]

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/MS0827-P-Ophir_Roses-1902.jpg
Creation: 1902

Like postcards, photochrom prints appealed to consumers as souvenirs of landscapes, tourist attractions, and idealized locales. Carmelita Garden in Pasadena showcased plants from around the world, all seen thriving in Southern California’s mild weather. Started as an agricultural town, Pasadena became famous for its Tournament of Roses Parade begun in 1890 and held every year on New Year’s Day.

Title

[Gold of Ophir Roses Carmelita, Pasadena, California]

Date

Creation: 1902

Description

Like postcards, photochrom prints appealed to consumers as souvenirs of landscapes, tourist attractions, and idealized locales. Carmelita Garden in Pasadena showcased plants from around the world, all seen thriving in Southern California’s mild weather. Started as an agricultural town, Pasadena became famous for its Tournament of Roses Parade begun in 1890 and held every year on New Year’s Day.

Rights

Public Domain

Format

Photochroms

Source

MSS0827, Howard Gottlieb and William H. Jackson Collection

Files

http://libexh.library.vanderbilt.edu/impomeka/2015-exhibit/MS0827-P-Ophir_Roses-1902.jpg

Citation

“[Gold of Ophir Roses Carmelita, Pasadena, California],” Gallery, accessed October 22, 2019, https://gallery.library.vanderbilt.edu/items/show/827.