wilson_photographs_1907-1911_13

Pistacia chinensis Bunge. A magnificent wayside specimen. 60 ft. high, 18 ft. girth. Note buttressed roots and protuberances. Pao-ning Fu, China. Altitude 2000 ft. July 19 1910. 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.

Pistacia chinensis Bunge. A magnificent wayside specimen. 60 ft. high, 18 ft. girth. Note buttressed roots and protuberances. Pao-ning Fu, China. Altitude 2000 ft. July 19 1910. 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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