Diospyros sinensis Naudin China, 1915

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
March 14, 2019

Diospyros sinensis Naudin China, 1915

tree trunk

Diospyros sinensis Naudin China, 1915 [Title from recto of mount.] Alternate Title: Tree trunk showing graft with a hat for scale Photograph by Frank Nicholas Meyer (1875-1918) Dutch, American Hangzhou, Zhejiang Sheng, China June 28, 1915 A larger version of this image is available in HOLLIS Images. Frank Nicholas Meyer (1875-1918) was born in Amsterdam, […]

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The Book of Pears

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
July 11, 2018

Hamamelis japonica, Arnold Arboretum, 1926

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
March 10, 2016

Hamamelis japonica, Arnold Arboretum, 1926

Hamamelis japonica Photograph by George W. Root Arnold Arboretum, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts February 15, 1926 Hamamelis spp. “Witch-hazel” is our Tree of Month for March 2016. The Arnold Arboretum Horticultural Library and Archives will feature a new view of a Hammaelis specimen every Thursday of this month, so keep checking back! Andrew Gapinski, Arnold Arboretum […]

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A wheelbarrow full of a Chinese early winter cabbage, Beijing 1913

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
February 25, 2016

A wheelbarrow full of a Chinese early winter cabbage, Beijing 1913

Cart stacked with cabbages

Brassica pekinensis, China [Title from recto of mount.] Alternate Title: Cart stacked with cabbages Photograph by Frank Nicholas Meyer (1875-1918), Dutch, American Beijing Municipality, China October 19, 1913 A larger version of this image is available in Harvard University’s HOLLIS+ catalog. Frank Nicholas Meyer (1875-1918) was born in Amsterdam, began his career at the Amsterdam […]

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