Scrap book of E.A. Bowles relating to the garden at Myddelton House

Scope and Content

The spine of the volume is labelled in Bowles’ hand ‘Myddelton House Garden 1922’

Pasted into and enclosed in the volume are:

Photographs including of the garden at Myddelton House, plants, workmen, boys in the garden, uniformed service men, pond clearing and garden fete, 1912-1937

Correspondence and papers, 1913-1945

Press cuttings, 1912-1938

Original ink drawings of bamboo trellis and rock garden, 1936-1947, and of proposed Japanese lantern, c.1930s

RHS Science Committee papers, 1934-1937

Award of Garden Merit, First Class Certificate and other certificates, 1924-1932

Trade catalogues of bamboo goods, 1935-1939

For an item level description of each page in this volume, see EAB/1/1/3/cover and EAB/1/1/3/page1-EAB/1/1/3/page99

Enclosures were removed during cataloguing and stored in a separate folder for preservation purposes, reference EAB/1/1/3 (2 of 2). Enclosures are catalogued within the description of the page at which the enclosure was found

This volume was conserved in 2015. It remains fragile and requires careful handling. Readers are required to wear gloves to protect photographs and are asked to take care when turning pages and unfolding and re-folding folded items