Hemlock Hill, winter, hemlock trunks, 1902

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
January 18, 2019

Hemlock Hill, winter, hemlock trunks, 1902

Hemlock Hill, winter, hemlock trunks, 1902

Hemlock Hill, winter, hemlock trunks, 1902 Photograph by Alfred Rehder (1863-1949) Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts January 1902 Hemlock (Tsuga spp). is our Tree of Month for January 2019. Tsuga canadensis (eastern hemlock) is a coniferous tree native to eastern North America. It is the main attraction at Hemlock Hill, a prominent feature of our […]

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Davidia involucrata (dove tree) in the fog, China, 1909

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
January 3, 2019

Davidia involucrata (dove tree) in the fog, China, 1909

Davidia involucrata

Davidia involucrata var. vilmoriniana Photograph by Ernest Henry Wilson (1876-1930), American, English Changyang, Hubei Sheng, China January 30, 1909 A larger version of this image is available in HOLLIS Images. Ernest Henry Wilson (1876-1930) was the furthest traveled of all the Arnold Arboretum’s plant explorers and collectors of the early twentieth century. It is not […]

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Katu women in the street at Mohei, Yunnan, China, 1922

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
December 12, 2018

Katu women in the street at Mohei, Yunnan, China, 1922

Katu women in the street at Mohei, Yunnan, China

[China (Yunnan)] Photograph by Joseph Francis Charles Rock (1884-1962, American, Austrian)Mohei, Yunnan, ChinaMarch 19, 1922 A larger version of this image is available in Hollis Images. Joseph Charles Francis Rock (1884–1962) was, among many things, an explorer. He traveled in Asia from 1920 until 1949 collecting plants for various institutions including the U.S. Department of […]

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Citrullus vulgaris China, 1914

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
November 30, 2018

Citrullus vulgaris China, 1914

Citrullus vulgaris China

Citrullus vulgaris China, 1914 [Title from recto of enclosure.] Photograph by Frank Nicholas Meyer (1875-1918, Dutch, American) August 17, 1914 A larger version of this image is available in HOLLIS, the online catalog of Harvard Library. Frank Nicholas Meyer was born in Amsterdam, began his career at the Amsterdam Botanical Garden where he worked his […]

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Ilex verticillata ‘Afterglow’ and Mountain Witch Alder, Arboretum Main Gate, 2018

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
November 27, 2018

Ilex verticillata ‘Afterglow’ and Mountain Witch Alder, Arboretum Main Gate, 2018

Ilex verticillata 'Afterglow' and Mountain Witch Alder, Arboretum Main Gate, 2018

Ilex verticillata ‘Afterglow’ and mountain witch alder, Arborway Gate, 2018 Photograph by Larissa Glasser Main Gate, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts November 7, 2018 These two shrubs, just inside the Arboretum main gate (on your left), complement each other well as fall colors overtake the urban landscape. The Ilex verticillata ‘Afterglow’ (holly) on the left […]

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Horticultural Interns, 1981

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
October 23, 2018

Horticultural Interns, 1981

Horticultural interns 1981

Horticultural Interns, 1981 Photographer unknown Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States 1981 The Arnold Arboretum has employed many interns across multiple departments helping with research, curation, and grounds work. One of the most well-known and longstanding internship opportunities is the Isabella Welles Hunnewell Internship Program. Endowed by the descendants of H. H. Hunnewell and […]

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Toad outside Hunnewell Building and across from The Meadow, 2017

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
October 16, 2018

Toad outside Hunnewell Building and across from The Meadow, 2017

Toad

Toad outside Hunnewell Building and across from the meadow, 2017 Photograph by Larissa Glasser Hunnewell Building, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts May 19, 2017 Larissa (Library Assistant) had finished parking her Jeep when she happened to look down at some movement on the ground. The amphibian seemed to be resting and calm. Larissa was hesitant […]

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Quercus sargentiana Massachusetts, 1925

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
September 24, 2018

Quercus sargentiana Massachusetts, 1925

Quercus sargentiana Massachusetts, 1925

Quercus sargentiana Massachusetts, 1925 Photograph by Ernest Henry Wilson Brookline, Massachusetts November 28, 1925 A larger version of this image is available at Ernest Wilson’s New England Trees, hosted by Digital Commonwealth. Digital Commonwealth is a non-profit collaborative organization, founded in 2006, that provides resources and services to support the creation, management, and dissemination of […]

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Fields flooded from overnight rains at Daocheng [Rubu], 1998

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
September 14, 2018

Fields flooded from overnight rains at Daocheng [Rubu], 1998

Fields flooded from overnight rains at Daocheng [Rubu], 1998

Fields flooded from overnight rains at Daocheng [Rubu], 1998 Photograph by David E. Boufford, (1941- ) Rubu, Daocheng Xian, Sichuan Sheng, China July 6, 1998 A larger version of this image is available in Hollis Images. David Boufford is a Senior Research Scientist at Harvard University Herbaria, a visiting scientist at the Arnold Arboretum, and […]

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Acer triflorum silhouetted, Fujiko Nakaya “Fog x FLO” installation, Summer 2018

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
September 5, 2018

Acer triflorum silhouetted, Fujiko Nakaya “Fog x FLO” installation, Summer 2018

Acer triflorum silhouetted, Fujiko Nakaya Fog x FLO installation, Summer 2018

Acer triflorum silhouetted, Fujiko Nakaya “Fog x FLO” installation, Summer 2018 Photograph by Larissa Glasser Accessibility ramp, Hunnewell Building, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts August 24, 2018 Morning is an extraordinary time to see highlights of the living collections at the Arnold Arboretum. In August 2018, artist Fujiko Nakaya began her immersive fog sculpture installation […]

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