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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
Landscape drawing
Drawings -- United States -- 20th century
Pen works -- United States -- 20th century
Gymnocladus dioicus (L.) K. Koch (Kentucky coffeetree)
Liriodendron tulipifera L. (tulip-tree)
Maclura pomifera (Raf.) C. K. Schneid. (Osage-orange)
Morus rubra L. (red mulberry)
Nyssa sylvatica Marsh. (tupelo)
Ptelea trifoliata L. (wafer-ash)
Robinia pseudoacacia L. (black locust)
Sassafras albidum (Nutt.) Nees (sassafras)
Toxicodendron vernix (L.) Shafer (poison sumac)
Ulmus americana L. (American elm)
Carpinus caroliniana Walter (American hornbeam)
Pinus nigra Arnold (Austrian pine)
Populus balsamifera ‘Balm of Gilead’ (balm of gilead)
Populus balsamifera L. (balsam poplar)
Fagus L. (beech)
Populus grandidentata Michx. (big-toothed aspen)
Carya cordiformis (Wang.) K. Koch (bitternut hickory)
Fraxinus nigra Marsh. (black ash)
Prunus serotina Ehrh. (black cherry)
Juglans nigra L. (black walnut)
Salix nigra Marsh. (black willow)
Fraxinus quadrangulata Michx. (blue ash)
Acer negundo L. (boxelder)
Aesculus L. (buckeye)
Quercus macrocarpa Michx. (bur oak)
Juglans cinerea L. (butternut)
Amelanchier canadensis (L.) Medic. (Canada serviceberry)
Catalpa Scop. (catalpa)
Castanea Mill. (chestnut)
Quercus montana Willd. (chestnut oak)
Prunus virginiana L. (choke cherry)
Malus pumila Mill. (common apple)
Hamamelis virginiana L. (common witch-hazel)
Populus angulata Ait. (cottonwood)
Thuja occidentalis L. (eastern arborvitae)
Juniperus virginiana L. (eastern red-cedar)
Pinus strobus L. (eastern white pine)
Alnus glutinosa (L.) Gaertn. (European black alder)
Betula pendula Roth (European white birch)
Abies Mill. (fir)
Cornus florida L. (flowering dogwood)
Ginkgo biloba L. (ginkgo)
Celtis L. (hackberry)
Crataegus L. (hawthorn)
Quercus ellipsoidalis E.J.Hill (Hill's oak)
Gleditsia triacanthos L. (honey-locust)
Aesculus hippocastanum L. (horse-chestnut)
Ostrya virginiana (Mill.) K. Koch (ironwood)
Betula grossa Siebold & Zucc. (Japanese cherry birch)
Tilia L. (linden)
Populus nigra ‘Italica’ (Lombardy poplar)
Carya tomentosa (Poir.) Nutt. (mockernut hickory)
Sorbus L. (mountain-ash)
Acer platanoides L. (Norway maple)
Asimina triloba (L.) Dunal (pawpaw)
Pyrus L. (pear)
Carya ovalis (Wang.) Sarg. (pignut hickory)
Prunus pensylvanica L. f. (pin cherry)
Quercus palustris Münchh. (pin oak)
Salix discolor Muhlenb. (pussy willow)
Populus tremuloides Michx. (quaking aspen)
Fraxinus pennsylvanica Marsh. (red ash/green ash)
Acer rubrum L. (red maple)
Quercus rubra L. (northern red oak)
Pinus resinosa Ait. (red pine)
Cercis L. (redbud)
Betula nigra L. (river birch)
Pinus sylvestris L. (Scots pine)
Carya ovata (Mill.) K. Koch (shagbark hickory)
Quercus imbricaria Michx. (shingle oak)
Acer saccharinum L. (silver maple)
Ulmus rubra Muhl. (slippery elm)
Picea A. Dietr. (spruce)
Acer saccharum Marsh. (sugar maple)
Rhus L. (sumac)
Quercus bicolor Willd. (swamp white oak)
Platanus occidentalis L. (sycamore)
Larix laricina (Du Roi) K. Koch (tamarack)
Ailanthus altissima (Mill.) Swingle (tree of heaven)
Euonymus atropurpureus Jacq. (wahoo)
Salix babylonica L. (weeping willow)
Fraxinus americana L. (white ash)
Quercus alba L. (white oak)
Salix alba L. (white willow)
Prunus americana Marsh. (wild plum)
Malus coronaria (L.) Mill. (wild sweet crabapple)
Betula alleghaniensis Britton (yellow birch)
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