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Forest Nature Trail Guide, page 2 illustrations and layout with preliminary sketches


3.24652
Sheet 1: Pen and India ink on cream Strathmore board.
Sheet 2: Pencil on cream paper.
Sheet 3: Green colored pencil on cream paper.
Digitized
Original
29.4 cm W x 37.2 cm H (Item)
20.8 cm W x 32.2 cm H (Platemark or image size)
3 sheets
Drawing
1946
Sheet One: Original illustrations and layout for page 2, excluding text, for The Morton Arboretum Forest Nature Trail Guide booklet. Key lines included.

Introductory page to trail guide, including map of the trail's location on Arboretum grounds near parking lot 10 (changed in later printing to parking lot 28). Map header text "LOCATION OF FOREST NATURE TRAIL in the Arboretum" points arrow to Forest Nature Trail on map. Thornhill Building, Administration Building, Simonds Rd., and Forest Rd. identified in map for reference to trail location on grounds.

Map identifies 2 other trails in the Arboretum:
  • The Thornhill Trail - identified by circles located near Thornhill Building
  • The Evergreen Trail - identified by crosses in far left section of the map
Sheet Two: Outline of map, including trails, roads, and building markers. Reverse has map outline shaded in with pencil.

Sheet Three: Preliminary sketch of green-colored map.
Artwork
English
Copyright statement:

Copyright restrictions applying to use or reproduction of this image are available from the Sterling Morton Library, The Morton Arboretum. For more information, please visit our ABOUT section or complete and submit this form.