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Cactus Garden, Palm Beach
about 1900
Photographer:Photographed by Harriet V. S. Thorne , American, 1843 - 1926
Photography; gelatin emulsion on film
Primary Dimensions (image height x width): 4 3/4 x 6 1/2in. (12.1 x 16.5cm) Sheet: 5 x 7in. (12.7 x 17.8cm)
Credit Line: Gift of the Rosalie Thorne McKenna Foundation
Description: A cactus garden, containing various species of cacti, in front of a house, hotel or other building. There is a concrete path in front of the garden, and trees, including palms, in the background.
The location is tentatively identified as the grounds of a Palm Beach hotel, or the estate known as the "Garden of Eden." From the working catalog for the Yale Art Gallery show, "The Photographs of Harriet V.S. Thorne," curated by Rollie McKenna.
Inscription: Recto: "19" in black ink on left edge
Object Number: 2011.344.171
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