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Missouri Botanical Garden, Henry Shaw Mausoleum, 2345 Tower Grove Avenue, Saint Louis, St. Louis City County, MO



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HB693353
View Looking North From The Porch Of Tower Grove

HB693354
View Looking Southeast

HB693355
View Looking Northeast

HB693356
View Looking Northwest

HB693357
West Face Of Mausoleum

HB693358
Interior, Showing Effigy On Sarcophagus

HB693359
Detail Of Effigy

HB693360
Gateway With Mausoleum In Background

HB693361
One Gate Post And Sweep Of Fence

HB693362
Exterior Of Building

HB693363
Detail Of Statue In Building


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Item Title


Location
2345 Tower Grove Avenue, Saint Louis, MO

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS MO-1135-E
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-145).
Building/structure dates: 1862 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1885 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1889 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1960 subsequent work
National Register Number: 71001065
Significance: A well-preserved example of late 19th century funerary art, the mausoleum's main importance is as a monument to the founder of the Missouri Botanical Garden.

Subjects
Monuments & Memorials
Octagonal Buildings
Restoration (process)


Related Names
Shaw, Henry
Barnett, George Ingram
Coughlin
Payne
Board Of Trustees Of The Missouri Botanical Garden
Langwith, Richard
Paul Piaget-Charles Van Ravenswaay, Photographer
Lowe, Jet, Photographer
Macht, Carol, Delineator
Dolinsky, Paul D., Delineator
Fauber, Suzanne, Delineator
Dessauer, Peter, Delineator


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW LOOKING NORTH FROM THE PORCH OF TOWER GROVE
2. VIEW LOOKING SOUTHEAST
3. VIEW LOOKING NORTHEAST
4. VIEW LOOKING NORTHWEST
5. WEST FACE OF MAUSOLEUM
6. INTERIOR, SHOWING EFFIGY ON SARCOPHAGUS
7. DETAIL OF EFFIGY
8. GATEWAY WITH MAUSOLEUM IN BACKGROUND
9. ONE GATE POST AND SWEEP OF FENCE
10. EXTERIOR OF BUILDING
11. DETAIL OF STATUE IN BUILDING
DETAIL OF EFFIGY


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