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Watts, May Theilgaard

Arboretum Landscape Teaching Aid Series: Confirmation from Old Maps


Identifier
3.19500
Format
black marker and watercolor on illustration board
Digitization Status
Digitized
Reproduction:
Original
Dimensions
27.6 cm W x 14.5 cm H (Item)
Extent
1 sheet
Type
Drawing
Date created
mid 20th century
Description
Primarily textual teaching aid depicting Arboretum landscape. This material is depicted in the shape of an open book. It shows a drawing of an old map of the farm that later became the Arboretum.

Header: CONFIRMATION from old maps

Text and illustrations from top to bottom, left to right:
  • text: An old map shows the location of the farmhouse and the spring house
  • map illustration: a road extending from bottom to top, a stream extending from left to right, trees at top and right, and a small patch of farm land at center with a wall and two structures, one labeled "Solomon Mertz" and the other "Spring house"
  • text, bottom right: FROM 1874 ATLAS OF DUPAGE COUNTY 
Language
English