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Watts, May Theilgaard

Landscape with Houses and Trees

Pen and India ink on ivory board.
Digitization Status
53.6 cm W x 47.7 cm H (Item)
32.7 cm W x 42.5 cm H (Platemark or image size)
1 sheet
Date created
20th century
Illustration of a hilly landscape with five houses, pasture, fences, farm land, a lake, a stream, a bridge, roads, a water wheel, and many trees. Trees are drawn to indicate general shape and each tree is identified. NATURE STUDY GUILD is stamped in purple on piece of board and glued at top right. 

Trees depicted:

White pine -- Spruce -- Austrian pine -- Pear -- Sassafras -- Sumac -- Black willows -- Box elder -- 
Apple -- Red cedar -- Norway pine -- Yellow birch -- Black walnut -- Sour gum -- White cedar -- Poison sumac -- Tamarack -- White ash -- Chestnut oak -- Blue ash -- Red oak -- Beech -- Shagbark hickory -- Mockernut hickory -- Red maple -- Pignut hickory -- Wafer ash -- River birch -- Buckeye -- 
Shingle oak -- Bur oak -- Linden -- Cherry birch -- Shadbush -- Hill's oak -- White oak -- Sugar maple -- Black locust -- Black cherry -- Large-toothed poplar -- Cottonwood -- Waahoo -- Trembling aspen -- Witch-hazel -- Flowering dogwood -- Ironwood -- Chestnut -- Pin cherry -- Choke cherry -- Wild crab -- Wild plum -- Redbud -- Water beech -- Balm of Gilead -- Red mulberry -- Tulip tree -- Sycamore -- Bitternut hickory -- Slippery elm -- Butternut -- Swamp white -- Kentucky coffee tree -- Red ash -- Honey locust -- Hawthorne -- Lombardy poplars -- European alder -- Black ash -- Osage orange hedge -- Ailanthus -- Paw-paw -- Hackberry -- White birch -- American elm -- Catalpa -- Norway maple -- Weeping willow -- White wilow -- Pin oak -- Horse chestnut -- Mountian ash -- Pussy willow -- Fir -- Ginkgo -- Silver maple -- Scotch pine -- Silver poplar
Subject - keywords and LC headings
Abies Mill. (fir)
Acer negundo L. (boxelder)
Acer platanoides L. (Norway maple)
Acer rubrum L. (red maple)
Acer saccharinum L. (silver maple)
Acer saccharum Marsh. (sugar maple)
Aesculus L. (buckeye)
Aesculus hippocastanum L. (horse-chestnut)
Ailanthus altissima (Mill.) Swingle (tree of heaven)
Alnus glutinosa (L.) Gaertn. (European black alder)
Amelanchier canadensis (L.) Medic. (Canada serviceberry)
Asimina triloba (L.) Dunal (pawpaw)
Betula alleghaniensis Britton (yellow birch)
Betula grossa Siebold & Zucc. (Japanese cherry birch)
Betula nigra L. (river birch)
Betula pendula Roth (European white birch)
Carpinus caroliniana Walter (American hornbeam)
Carya cordiformis (Wang.) K. Koch (bitternut hickory)
Carya ovalis (Wang.) Sarg. (pignut hickory)
Carya ovata (Mill.) K. Koch (shagbark hickory)
Carya tomentosa (Poir.) Nutt. (mockernut hickory)
Castanea Mill. (chestnut)
Catalpa Scop. (catalpa)
Celtis L. (hackberry)
Cercis L. (redbud)
Cornus florida L. (flowering dogwood)
Crataegus L. (hawthorn)
Euonymus atropurpureus Jacq. (wahoo)
Fagus L. (beech)
Fraxinus americana L. (white ash)
Fraxinus nigra Marsh. (black ash)
Fraxinus pennsylvanica Marsh. (red ash/green ash)
Fraxinus quadrangulata Michx. (blue ash)
Ginkgo biloba L. (ginkgo)
Gleditsia triacanthos L. (honey-locust)
Gymnocladus dioicus (L.) K. Koch (Kentucky coffeetree)
Hamamelis virginiana L. (common witch-hazel)
Juglans cinerea L. (butternut)
Juglans nigra L. (black walnut)
Juniperus virginiana L. (eastern red-cedar)
Larix laricina (Du Roi) K. Koch (tamarack)
Liriodendron tulipifera L. (tulip-tree)
Maclura pomifera (Raf.) C. K. Schneid. (Osage-orange)
Malus coronaria (L.) Mill. (wild sweet crabapple)
Malus pumila Mill. (common apple)
Morus rubra L. (red mulberry)
Nyssa sylvatica Marsh. (tupelo)
Ostrya virginiana (Mill.) K. Koch (ironwood)
Picea A. Dietr. (spruce)
Pinus nigra Arnold (Austrian pine)
Pinus resinosa Ait. (red pine)
Pinus strobus L. (eastern white pine)
Pinus sylvestris L. (Scots pine)
Platanus occidentalis L. (sycamore)
Populus angulata Ait. (cottonwood)
Populus balsamifera ‘Balm of Gilead’ (balm of gilead)
Populus balsamifera L. (balsam poplar)
Populus grandidentata Michx. (big-toothed aspen)
Populus nigra ‘Italica’ (Lombardy poplar)
Populus tremuloides Michx. (quaking aspen)
Prunus americana Marsh. (wild plum)
Prunus pensylvanica L. f. (pin cherry)
Prunus serotina Ehrh. (black cherry)
Prunus virginiana L. (choke cherry)
Ptelea trifoliata L. (wafer-ash)
Pyrus L. (pear)
Quercus alba L. (white oak)
Quercus bicolor Willd. (swamp white oak)
Quercus ellipsoidalis E.J.Hill (Hill's oak)
Quercus imbricaria Michx. (shingle oak)
Quercus macrocarpa Michx. (bur oak)
Quercus montana Willd. (chestnut oak)
Quercus palustris Münchh. (pin oak)
Quercus rubra L. (northern red oak)
Rhus L. (sumac)
Robinia pseudoacacia L. (black locust)
Salix alba L. (white willow)
Salix babylonica L. (weeping willow)
Salix discolor Muhlenb. (pussy willow)
Salix nigra Marsh. (black willow)
Sassafras albidum (Nutt.) Nees (sassafras)
Sorbus L. (mountain-ash)
Thuja occidentalis L. (eastern arborvitae)
Tilia L. (linden)
Toxicodendron vernix (L.) Shafer (poison sumac)
Ulmus americana L. (American elm)
Ulmus rubra Muhl. (slippery elm)
Landscape drawing
Drawings -- United States -- 20th century
Pen works -- United States -- 20th century
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