Title:May Benedict Maye photographs of Luther Burbank and his work
Creator/Contributor:Maye, May Benedict., creator
Six photographs of Luther Burbank, both as a young (age 20, 2 copy photos) and older man, one with him holding a baby, some
showing him at greenhouses and experimental gardens, Also photographs of flowers developed by Burbank. Some views apparently
taken at Santa Rosa, California. Two studio portraits of May Benedict Maye.
Date:ca. 1890-1910 (issued)
Burbank, Luther -- 1849-1926 -- Pictorial works
Maye, May Benedict -- Portraits
Plant breeders -- United States -- Photographs
Plant breeding -- Photographs
Title supplied by cataloger.
Collected by May Benedict Maye; photographers unknown.
May Benedict Maye worked as Luther Burbank's cook and then as his secretary before his marriage in 1916. She published articles
and poetry much of which concerned Burbank's work.
Transferred from the May Benedict Maye papers (BANC MSS 91/32 c)
11 photographic prints : b&w ; various sizes.
BANC PIC 1991.046--PIC