Dawn Redwood (Metasequoia glyptostroboides) in the snow, 2018

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
March 13, 2018

Dawn Redwood (Metasequoia glyptostroboides) in the snow, 2018

Dawn Redwood

Metasequoia glyptostroboides Photograph by Larissa Glasser (197?-), American Meadow Road, Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, MA March 8, 2018 Sometimes catching a moment in our landscape is a matter of opportunity and timing. With the lingering morning snow still fresh, the only sign of human intervention was the well-plowed Meadow Road (thanks to our Grounds crew). […]

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Quercus dentata Japan, Sapporo, 1905

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
October 26, 2017

Quercus dentata Japan, Sapporo, 1905

Quercus dentata Japan, Sapporo, 1905

Quercus dentata Japan, Sapporo [Title from recto of mount.] Alternate Title: Tree trunk with a horse, carriage and driver Photograph by John George Jack (1861-1949), American, Canadian Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan August 22, 1905 A larger version of this image is available in Harvard University’s Hollis Images catalog. In April 1886, John George Jack visited the […]

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Quercus Baronii China, 1919

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
October 5, 2017

Quercus Baronii China, 1919

Quercus Baronii China, 1919

Quercus Baronii China [Title from recto of mount.] Alternate Title: Tree covered hill Photograph by Joseph Hers (1884-1965), American, Belgian China, 1919 A larger version of this image is available in Harvard University’s Hollis+ catalog. Joseph Hers was an interpreter for the Belgium Ministry of Foreign Affairs at Chengchow, and was superbly situated to collect […]

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Tomb with stone effigies, China, 1909

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
September 28, 2017

Tomb with stone effigies, China, 1909

Tomb with stone effigies, China, 1909

Tomb with stone effigies China Western Hupeh [Title from recto of mount.] Alternate Title: Tomb with animal statues in front and man beside Photograph by Ernest Henry Wilson (1876-1930), American, English China February 28, 1909 A larger version of this image is available in Harvard University’s Hollis+ catalog. Ernest Henry Wilson (1876-1930) was the furthest […]

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Man in native dress carrying sticks. China, 1922

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
August 31, 2017

Man in native dress carrying sticks. China, 1922

Man in native dress carrying sticks

[China (Yunnan)] Alternate Title: Full body view of man in native dress carrying sticks Photograph by Joseph Francis Charles Rock (1884-1962, American, Austrian) Yunnan Sheng, China May 10, 1922 A larger version of this image is available in Harvard University’s Hollis+ catalog. Joseph Charles Francis Rock (1884–1962) was, among many things, an explorer. He traveled […]

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Sophora japonica and Albizzia julibrissin Tientsin, China, 1907

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
August 17, 2017

Sophora japonica and Albizzia julibrissin Tientsin, China, 1907

Tree habit with three children in western dress

Sophora japonica and Albizzia julibrissin Tientsin, China [Title from recto of mount.] Alternate Title: Tree habit with three children in western dress Photograph by Frank Nicholas Meyer (1875-1918), Dutch, American. Tianjin, Tianjin Municipality, China June 9, 1907 A larger version of this image is available in HOLLIS Images. Frank Nicholas Meyer began his career at […]

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Man in native dress performing religious dance. China, 1922

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
August 9, 2017

Man in native dress performing religious dance. China, 1922

Man in native dress performing religious dance

[China (Yunnan)] Alternate Title: Man in native dress performing religious dance Photograph by Joseph Francis Charles Rock (1884-1962, American, Austrian) Yunnan Sheng, China September 1922 A larger version of this image is available in Harvard University’s Hollis+ catalog. Joseph Charles Francis Rock (1884–1962) was, among many things, an explorer. He traveled in Asia from 1920 […]

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Three women digging for shellfish, Japan, circa 1900

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
August 3, 2017

Three women digging for shellfish, Japan, circa 1900

Three women digging for shellfish, Japan, circa 1900

Women digging Alternate Title: Three women digging in sand on shore by cliff Slide purchased by John George Jack (1861-1949) Japan circa 1900 A larger version of this image is available in Harvard University’s Hollis+ catalog. In April 1886, John George Jack visited the director of the Arboretum, Charles Sprague Sargent (1841-1927) at his Brookline, […]

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Peking, China – Imperial Gardens, 1914

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
July 27, 2017

Peking, China – Imperial Gardens, 1914

Peking, China - Imperial Gardens, 1914

Peking, China – Imperial Gardens [Title from recto of mount.] Alternate Title: Rocks on pedestals by low wall beside lake Photograph by Frank Nicholas Meyer (1875-1918, Dutch, American) Santunying, Hebei Sheng, China April 10, 1914 A larger version of this image is available in HOLLIS, the online catalog of Harvard Library. Frank Nicholas Meyer began […]

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Caravan of pack animals in front of buildings, Yunnan, China, 1922

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
June 29, 2017

Caravan of pack animals in front of buildings, Yunnan, China, 1922

Caravan of pack animals in front of buildings, Yunnan, China, 1922

[China (Yunnan)] Alternate Title: Caravan of pack animals in front of buildings Photograph by Joseph Francis Charles Rock (1884-1962, American, Austrian) Yunnan Sheng, China March 10, 1922 A larger version of this image is available in Harvard University’s Hollis+ catalog. Joseph Charles Francis Rock (1884–1962) was, among many things, an explorer. He traveled in Asia […]

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