Men laden with tea[Title from label in photograph album.]
Alternate Title: Two men, one facing camera, carrying large parcels of tea on their backs
Photograph by Ernest Henry Wilson (1876-1930), American, English
Sichuan Sheng, China
July 30, 1908
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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