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March 13 – April 10, 1983

This year's spring show kicked off a year-long celebration of the Victorian era to coincide with the Conservatory's 90th anniversary. In the displays, tulips, hyacinths and azaleas were joined by figures in period clothing and a miniature replica of an 1800s hedge maze.


Exhibition Room A

Spring Flower Show 1983: A Victorian Spring

Japanese Room

Spring Flower Show 1983: A Victorian Spring

Broderie Room

Spring Flower Show 1983: A Victorian Spring

Economic Room

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Old-Fashioned Room

Spring Flower Show 1983: A Victorian Spring

Exhibition Room B

Spring Flower Show 1983: A Victorian Spring