The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Krumbiegel, Gustav Herman

Krumbiegel, Gustav Herman, Superintendent, Government Gardens and Museum, Mysore State; b. at Lohmen near Dresden, 1865; educ: at Wilsdraft and Dresden, Germany; was horticultural apprentice at Pillnity; appointed in the Agricultural and Fruit Department, Schaverin (Maclenburgh), Royal Garden, 1884; connected with the work of landscape gardening at Hamburgh, 1885-87; proceeded to England, 1888; worked in Hyde Park, London, propagating, designing and laying out flower beds; joined the Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew, attended lectures and passed in all the subjects; appointed on the staff of the Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew, where he remained from 1890-93; attended the South Kensington University Lectures and won prizes and certificates in Geometry and perspective drawing; came out to India to be in charge of the State Gardens, Baroda, 1893; carried out elaborate architectural work, such as fountains, bridges, pavilions, etc., in the Gaekwar’s estate at Ootacamund; appointed to be in charge of State Gardens, Mysore, 1908; has greatly improved the State Gardens, as pleasure resorts, etc. Address: Mysore, India.