A Rose By Any Other Name Is A Lilac (Or An Aster)?
Green Bag Almanac & Reader, pp. 248-250, 2014
3 Pages Posted: 24 Oct 2014
Date Written: October 23, 2014
If the reporters who covered the "Breakfast to the Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States," held during the centennial celebration of the U.S. Constitution in 1887, had taken a greater interest in the flowers that filled the hall of Philadelphia’s Academy of Music, we might know more about the event’s main floral showpiece. Unfortunately, the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Sun newspapers reported very different accounts of a floral shield depicting the great scales of justice.
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