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The Victorian Gardener
 
 
Author
Caroline Ikin.
Publisher Shire  
Format paperback
ISBN 9780747813279
Pages/Publication Date 64/2014
Daedalus Item Code 49242
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Over the course of the 19th century in Britain, gardening came to be considered a respectable profession. Training courses and apprenticeships prepared young gardeners for a trade in horticulture, the head gardener commanded a position of influence and respect, and women overcame social barriers to join their ranks on equal terms. Illustrated throughout with period photos, advertisements, and art, this book by former National Trust garden historian Caroline Ikin is a delightful exploration of the gardening profession within the complexities of Victorian society, including developments in botany and technology that further advanced their position.
 
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