Evergreen Nature Trail Guide, page 15 illustrations and layout with preliminary sketches
FormatSheet 1: Pen and India ink on cream Strathmore board
Sheet 2: Colored pencil on cream paper
Dimensions28.8 cm W x 36.8 cm H (Item)
21 cm W x 30 cm H (Platemark or image size)
Extent2 sheets, 1 cutout
DescriptionSheet One: Original illustrations and layout for page 15, excluding text, for The Morton Arboretum Evergreen Nature Trail Guide booklet. Key lines included.
Illustrated stumps with numbers indicate points of interest along trail as seen on trail map.
Tree stump #36: Balsam Fir
Illustration of cone cutout detached - see note below
Tree stump #37: We All Depend on Evergreens
Includes generalized illustrated identifying characteristics of various trees below, labeled as follows: Oak, Gum, Maple, Other hardwoods, Yellow Pines, Douglas Fir, Ponderosa pine, White pine, Hemlock, Redwood, Spruce, Cypress, Other softwoods.
Single cutout illustration depicting cone characteristics originally adhered to board has detached and is no longer present.
Sheet Two: Preliminary sketch of green-colored illustrations.