Photograph of display of gold medal lilies

Scope and Content

This is an item level description of a photograph in folder EAB/9/3:

Photograph, printed, paper, monochrome, display of gold medal lilies in a vinery, manuscript inscription on reverse, ‘2. Towards the end of the 19th century, flower shows were held in the Society’s Gardens at Chiswick, partly in marquees and partly in the great vinery’, ‘5 7/8th inches, BAB/II/7 Simmonds B. The Great Vinery at Chiswick, Wallace’s group at the Lily Conference G.M. [Gold Medal] awards’. Undated [1890; an accompanying page identifies the image as ‘Wallace’s Gold Medal exhibits of Lilies Lily Conference 1890’]. Dimensions 15.5 (w) x 20.5 (h) cm. Maker unidentified