Formatwatercolor and black marker on illustration board
Dimensions36.3 cm W x 56.1 cm H (Item)
Primarily textual teaching aid depicting Arboretum landscape. This material describes the three Norway spruce trees planted by Joy Morton, Wirt Morton, and Sterling Morton, including a pasted Arboretum map of their location on the grounds.
Header: THREE Norway Spruces [image of three stylized trees] were planted by THREE Mortons / JOY MORTON / WIRT MORTON / STERLING MORTON
Text and illustrations from top to bottom:
- [Depicted in stylized scroll] THE RECORD: Three Tall Trees [Illustration of three trees] On Forest Road [followed by an arrow pointing downward to map below]
- map: the 3 spruces [arrow pointing downward to spot on map where trees are located, on Forest Road]. Label in lower right: GUIDE MAP of THE MORTON ARBORETUM LISLE, ILLINOIS
- text below map: *these trees are one answer to the ever occurring question: HOW FAST DO TREES GROW?