Thomas Mickey Author Talk – Space Available

America's Romance With The English Garden

Space is still available to hear Thomas Mickey talk about his book America’s Romance With The English Garden.

Saturday, April 11th at 12:30 pm

America’s Romance with the English Garden is the story of smart businessmen and the emerging American middle class consumer eager to purchase their products. The 1890s saw advances in paper production, full-colored printing, and rural mail delivery that paved the way for mass-produced catalogs. The most prominent of these were seed and nursery catalogs beautifully illustrated with homes surrounded by romantic English-styled gardens. Thus began America’s fascination with English Gardens.

Register online or call 781-293-2151.

 

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