GardenDrumGiant lily pads, 1892

From Retronaut: In 1892, Dr. Henry T. Bahnson grew these remarkable lily pads in a pond behind his house located on Church Street in Salem. Thomas S. Wright, the African American man standing in the water, and his wife, Isabella, standing on the bank, were both employees of Dr. Bahnson. Photo Wake Forest University

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