China – Ichang View of the country
Alternate title: Snowy road with hills and houses beyond and men to left
Photograph by Ernest Henry Wilson (1876-1930), American, English
Yichang, Hubei Sheng, China
January 20, 1909
Ernest Henry Wilson (1876-1930) was the furthest traveled of all the Arnold Arboretum’s plant explorers of the early twentieth century. It is not an overstatement to credit Wilson with bringing Eastern Asian botany, history, and culture to widespread interest in western society.
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