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Watts, May Theilgaard

The Cedars


Identifier
3.24624
Format
India pen ink on 4-ply cream board
Digitization Status
Digitized
Reproduction:
Original
Dimensions
38.5 cm W x 58.7 cm H (Item)
29.7 cm W x 45.7 cm H (Platemark or image size)
Extent
1 sheet
Type
Drawing
Date created
1945
Description
Illustrations of two cedars, created to accompany "The Evergreen Trees" article featured in Morton Arboretum Bulletin of Popular Information. Illustrations include two full trees with illustrations of needles and fruit underneath. Identifying text originally adhered to the board has detached and is no longer present. 

[Original header (not included with art): "THE CEDARS"]

Trees, needles, and fruit depicted, from left to right, top to bottom:
  • Red cedar -- Juniperus virginiana (with 2 kinds of needles)
    • scale-like needles with blue-gray berries
    • awl-shaped needles
  • Arbor Vitae or White cedar -- Thuja occidentalis (1 kind of needle)
    • scale-like needles, small cones
Appeared In
Morton Arboretum Bulletin Of Popular Information, June and July 1945, Vol. 20, no. 6-7,  p. 31.
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