wilson_photographs_1907-1911_04

China - Tachien-lu river. Western Szechuan. View in ravine of the Tachien-lu river. This stream falls 4,000 ft. in less than 20 miles! Altitude 6,000 ft. July 30, 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.

China – Tachien-lu river. Western Szechuan. View in ravine of the Tachien-lu river. This stream falls 4,000 ft. in less than 20 miles! Altitude 6,000 ft. July 30, 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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