wilson_photographs_1907-1911_02

Ficus lacor Hamilton. Near Feng-tu Hsein, Yangtsze River. Western Szechuan, China. Height 40ft. Circumference 12 ft. Head 60 ft. through. With wayside shrine and opium poppy. April 6, 1908. These 14 images, with their original captions, were the first glass plate negatives by Arnold Arboretum plant explorer Ernest Henry Wilson to be digitized through a grant from Harvard University. The Arboretum holds more than 4,500 photographs that document the flora, landscapes, culture of eastern Asia, now cataloged on VIA, Harvard’s Visual Image Catalog. Copyright © 2006, President and Fellows of Harvard College, Arnold Arboretum Archives; all rights reserved.

Ficus lacor Hamilton. Near Feng-tu Hsein, Yangtsze River. Western Szechuan, China. Height 40ft. Circumference 12 ft. Head 60 ft. through. With wayside shrine and opium poppy. April 6, 1908. These 14 images, with their original captions, were the first glass plate negatives by Arnold Arboretum plant explorer Ernest Henry Wilson to be digitized through a grant from Harvard University. The Arboretum holds more than 4,500 photographs that document the flora, landscapes, culture of eastern Asia, now cataloged on VIA, Harvard’s Visual Image Catalog. Copyright © 2006, President and Fellows of Harvard College, Arnold Arboretum Archives; all rights reserved.

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