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March 19 – April 16, 1961

Bulbs, primroses, lilies, cineraria and more came together in spectacular, color-coordinated masses for a celebration of the return of warmth and flowers after a cold winter. Mobiles and a wall fountain were among the new features in this year’s show.


Sunken Garden

Spring Flower Show 1961

East Room

Spring Flower Show 1961

Cloister Garden

Spring Flower Show 1961

South Conservatory

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Old-Fashioned Room

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Border Garden

Spring Flower Show 1961
 

Select photos courtesy of Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Archives