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Vegetation West of Kuan Hsien, China 1908

W. Szechuan. Pan-lan-shan from 9800 ft. Forest of spruce & larch. River & snow peak beyond. W. of Kuan Hsien. 6-23-08. [Information from label on slide.] Photograph Z-127. Photographs of Ernest Henry Wilson, 1907-1909. 8 x 10 cm. lantern slide. Emulsion on glass.

Vegetation West of Kuan Hsien

[Title from recto of mount.]
Alternate Title: Valley with peaks shrouded in clouds
Photograph by Ernest Henry Wilson (1876-1930, American, English)
Guan Xian, Sichuan Sheng, China
June 23, 1908

A larger version of this image is available in HOLLIS, the online catalog of Harvard Library.

Ernest Henry Wilson is one of the most prolific, renowned, and farthest traveled plant explorers associated with The Arnold Arboretum. It is not an overstatement to credit Wilson with bringing Eastern Asian botany, history, and culture to widespread interest in western society, nor to exaggerate the introduction of thousands of Asian plant species to western gardens.

Many thousands more Botanical and Cultural Images of Eastern Asia are available in our Visual Archives, along with the Papers of Ernest Henry Wilson, 1896-1952.

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