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May Benedict Maye photographs of Luther Burbank and his work [graphic]
BANC PIC 1991.046--PIC
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Title:

May Benedict Maye photographs of Luther Burbank and his work

Creator/Contributor:

Maye, May Benedict., creator

Abstract:

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)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Burbank, Luther -- 1849-1926 -- Pictorial works
Maye, May Benedict -- Portraits
Plant breeders -- United States -- Photographs
Plant breeding -- Photographs

Note:

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)

Type:

graphic

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
11 photographic prints : b&w ; various sizes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1991.046--PIC

Origin:

California

Related Item:

May Benedict Maye papers : Maye, May Benedict.