La Mortola botanical garden, view down a walkway enclosed by a pergola supporting Wisteria sinensis, Ventimiglia, Italy, 1929
- La Mortola botanical garden, view down a walkway enclosed by a pergola supporting Wisteria sinensis, Ventimiglia, Italy, 1929
- Alternative title
- Giardini Botanici Hanbury
- Cornell, Ralph D.
- Date Created
- Ralph D. Cornell Papers, 1925-1972
The Giardini Botanici Hanbury (also known as La Mortola, or Hanbury Botanical Garden, or Villa Hanbury), on the cape of Mortola, are major botanical gardens operated by the University of Genoa. The gardens were founded by Sir Thomas Hanbury, a British entrepreneur, after he had made his fortune in China.
Walkway enclosed by a pergola built from rustic tree branches in La Mortola botanical garden. Wisteria sinensis (Chinese Wisteria) grows on the pergola and the path is dusted with fallen petals from the vine.
- 1 photographic negative
- 4 x 5 inches
- b&w nitrate negative
cellulose nitrate film
- Subject topic
- Giardino Botanico Hanbury (Mortola, Italy)
- Resource type
- still image
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