Forest Nature Trail Guide, page 14 illustrations and layout
FormatPen and India ink on cream Strathmore board.
Dimensions29 cm W x 36 cm H (Item)
21 cm W x 32.4 cm H (Item)
DescriptionOriginal illustrations and layout for page 14, excluding most text, 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 #39: A Mature Sugar Maple
Identifying characteristics of mature sugar maple bark illustrated to the right.
Tree stump #40: From a Bird's Viewpoint
Identifying characteristics of Hawthorn leaf, flower, and fruit illustrated to the right.
Tree stump #41: Wild Strawberry
Identifying characteristics of three leaflet leaf and flower and Five Finger or Cinquefoil five leaflet leaf and flower illustrated to the right.
Tree stump #42: A Girdling Experiment
Typewritten text describing ash tree girdling glued to center panel, and illustration of girdled trunk to the right.
Tree stump #43: OO-HOOSH-AB--"It Slips"
Illustration of a hand holding a Slippery Elm leaf and a small drawing of a man's face with stubble to illustrate the "unshaven" feel of the leaves and twigs.