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Forest Nature Trail Guide, page 9 illustrations and layout with preliminary sketches


3.24659
Sheet 1: Pen and India ink on cream Strathmore board.
Sheet 2: Green colored pencil on cream paper.
Digitized
Original
29.1 cm W x 36.8 cm H (Item)
21 cm W x 32.2 cm H (Platemark or image size)
2 sheets
Drawing
1946
Sheet One: Original illustrations and layout for page 9, for The Morton Arboretum Forest Nature Trail Guide booklet. Key lines included. 
Illustrated stumps with numbers indicate points of interest along trail as seen on trail map.

Tree stump #18: Garter snake
Includes an illustration of a coiled garter snake to the right.

Tree stump #19: Bracken fern
Identifying characteristics for leaves illustrated to the right.

Tree stump #20: Gravel pit
Three illustrations of a gravel pit labeled "1," "2," and "3" showing stages of vegetation regrowth over time.

Tree stump #21: Slime flux
Name of chronic bleeding from the side of an Elm tree. Identifying characteristics for Elm leaf illustrated to the right.

Sheet Two: Preliminary sketch of green-colored illustrations. 
Artwork
English
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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.