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Watts, May Theilgaard

Arboretum Landscape Teaching Aid Series: Three Norway Spruces

watercolor and black marker on illustration board
Digitization Status
36.3 cm W x 56.1 cm H (Item)
1 sheet
Date created
mid 20th century
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?
Related Entities
Morton, Joy (is about)
Morton, Wirt (is about)
Morton, Sterling (is about)