Correspondence and papers of E.A. Bowles relating to an altercation between Bowles and Sir Frank Crisp arising from the preface of ‘My Garden in Spring’

Scope and Content

The altercation arose following comments written by Reginald Farrer in his preface to E.A. Bowles’ book ‘My Garden in Spring’, at which Crisp took offence


Correspondence including from William Robinson and Sir Frank Crisp, and draft letters by E.A. Bowles. For a comprehensive list of letters in this folder, see EAB/appendix/5.3.6

Copy of ‘Gardening Illustrated’ and supplement, 23 May 1914, offprint of supplement entitled ‘Mr E.A. Bowles and His Garden’, and draft letters by Bowles, 1914