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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China – Shantung Lung Tung Mountains

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
August 23, 2018

China – Shantung Lung Tung Mountains

China - Shantung Lung Tung Mountains

China – Shantung Lung Tung Mountains [Title from recto of mount.] Alternate Title: Trees and vegetation growing on a sedimentary rock formation Photograph by Frank Nicholas Meyer (1875-1918), Dutch, American. Lung Tung Mountains, Jinan, Shandong Sheng, China September 25, 1907 A larger version of this image is available in HOLLIS Images. Koelreuteria paniculata, commonly known […]

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Hemlock Hill, summer, ferns, 1923

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
August 16, 2018

Hemlock Hill, summer, ferns, 1923

Hemlock Hill, summer, ferns, 1923

Hemlock Hill, summer, ferns, 1923 Alternate Title: Woman wearing a hat standing among the ferns on Hemlock Hill Photograph by Ernest Henry Wilson, 1876-1930 (American, English) Hemlock Hill, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States June 15, 1923 A larger version of this image is available in Hollis Images. Ernest Henry Wilson is one of […]

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North Meadow, summer, Goldsmith Brook, 1979

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
August 9, 2018

North Meadow, summer, Goldsmith Brook, 1979

North Meadow, summer, Goldsmith Brook, 1979

North Meadow, summer, Goldsmith Brook, 1979 Alternate Title: Goldsmith Brook Photographer unknown Goldsmith Brook, North Meadow, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States July 1979 A larger version of this image is available in Hollis Images. On Saturday, August 11 2018, Arnold Arboretum Children’s Education Fellow Ana Maria Caballero McGuire will lead a tour through […]

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North Meadow, summer, flowers, 1977

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
August 3, 2018

North Meadow, summer, flowers, 1977

North Meadow, summer, flowers, 1977

North Meadow, summer, flowers, 1977 Alternate Title: Flowering vegetation in the North Meadow Photograph by I.H. Burch North Meadow, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States August 1977 A larger version of this image is available in Hollis Images. On Saturday, August 11, 2018, Arnold Arboretum Children’s Education Fellow Ana Maria Caballero McGuire will lead […]

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Liriodendron tulipifera outside Hunnewell Building, 2018

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
July 24, 2018

Liriodendron tulipifera outside Hunnewell Building, 2018

Liriodendron tulipifera outside Hunnewell Building, 2018

Liriodendron tulipifera x chinense outside Hunnewell Building, 2018 Photograph by Larissa Glasser Hunnewell Building, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts July 18, 2018 Michael Dirr describes this hybrid species in his seminal reference work Manual of Woody Landscape Plants: Chinese Tuliptree, although listed in most references as smaller in habit (50′), the plants I have observed […]

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Smoketree Continus coggygria, Germany, Muskau Park, 1901

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
July 19, 2018

Smoketree Continus coggygria, Germany, Muskau Park, 1901

Smoketree, Germany, Muskau Park, 1901

Smoketree Continus coggygria Photograph by Alfred Rehder (1863-1949) Germany, Muskau Park 1901 Alfred Rehder first came to the Arboretum in 1898 while on assignment for Moller’s Deutsche Gartner-Zeitungand where he held the position of Associate Editor. Intending only to stay in America for half a year, he was persuaded to join the Arboretum’s staff and […]

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