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Cartier, Monsieur (Dr.)

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[From Taschenbuch des verständigen Gärtners, 1824, p. 1145:] Dr. Cartier (whose maison de santé, rue Faubourg-Poissinière, No. 99 is so well-known in Paris..)

[From Journal de la Société d'Agronomie Pratique, January 1829, p. 23:] CARTIER (Ch.-François), fabricant de fleurs artificielles, boulevard des Italiens, no 2.

[From Denkwürdiger und nützlicher Rheinischer Antiquarius, Vol. 4, 1854, p. 262:] Said Doctor [Cartier] seems to be a lucky boy at all. After all, not much later [than 1804] he produced a rose that was pale yellow in some respects, smugly white in others, as a lover can see incredible things based on the findings. Cartier's rose, yellow or not, died soon after it was born.

[From The Old Rose Informant, by Brent C. Dickerson, p. 35: Jean-Pierre Vibert wrote in 1824] Monsieur Cartier, one of our best as well as longest-terms [rose] fanciers.
[Ibid, p. 90: Vibert wrote in 1826 about this about China roses in France:] the first specimen was given to the Jardin des Plantes around the year 1800 by someone who probably got it in England; the name of this person is impossible to determine. Dr. Cartier was the second to grow it. In 1804, he grew the double variety from seed...
[From Roll Call: The Old Rose Breeder, p. 69:]
Dr. Cartier
[W]as, in 1804, one of the most distinguished French rosarians
99 Rue Poissonière
Paris, France
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