The Deciduous Conifers
FormatPen and India ink on 4-ply cream board.
Dimensions36.9 cm W x 58.5 cm H (Item)
29.5 cm W x 44.4 cm H (Platemark or image size)
Illustrations of two conifer species, created to accompany "The Evergreen Trees" article featured in Morton Arboretum Bulletin of Popular Information. Illustrations include two full trees with two illustrations of leaves underneath. The identifying text "needles in tufts drooping twigs" is glued on separate piece of paper to the surface, top right. The remaining identifying text originally adhered to the board has detached and is no longer present.
[Original header (not included with art): THE DECIDUOUS CONIFERS]
Trees depicted from left to right:
- Bald cypress -- Taxodium distichum
- European larch -- Larix descidua
Appeared InMorton Arboretum Bulletin Of Popular Information, June and July 1945, Vol. 20, no. 6-7, p. 30.