wilson_photographs_1907-1911_06 December 20, 2018February 5, 2019 Matthew Caulkins, Web Applications Program Manager Previous Next Diospyrus lotus Linn. Foot of Fei-Yueh-ling, China. Chi Hsien. W. Szechuan, China. Height 80 ft. Circumference 12 ft. Altitude 5000 ft. August 3, 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.