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Title:  Populus. China, Kan-su (Cho-ni). Autumn scene on the banks of the Tao Ho. [Title from recto of photo mount.]
Item Identifier:  M-11579 (Library accession)
Work Type:  Photographs
Creator:  Rock, Joseph Francis Charles (1884-1962), United States, Austria, photographer
Date:  1926-10-10 [Date from Diary.]
Description:  View of tree-lined river and road.
Dimensions:  11.5 x 17 cm. (photo), 24 x 30 cm. (board)
Topics:  trees; valleys (landforms); rivers
Materials/Techniques:  gelatin silver process on paper
Note:  General: Populus. China, Kan-su (Cho-ni). Autumn scene on the banks of the Tao Ho. Poplars growing along the stream, northwest of Cho-ni. Elevation: 8,500 ft. Photo by J. F. Rock, Sept. 10, 1926. [Information from label on verso of photo mount.]
Subject: Populus Linnaeus / Salicaceae / poplar / yang shu
Citation/References: Rock, Joseph Francis Charles, Diary, 1924-1927, vol. 7, Archives, Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh Library. / Excerpt from Oct. 13, 1926: "On the 10th we had glorious sunshine, the hills opposite Cho-ni on the other side of the Tao River were clothed in the most beautiful autumn garb, every tree stood out plainly.... We went out on that day and took some pictures of the willows and poplar groves on the Tao River, the trees were resplendent in their pale golden yellow foliage." (115)
Location:  Tao River, China
Liulin, Gansu Sheng, China
Copyright:  Photographs by Joseph Francis Charles Rock in the Joseph Francis Charles Rock Papers: Copyright 1924-2003, President and Fellows of Harvard College; all rights reserved. Photographs and images from the collection may be reproduced only with written permission. Contact the Arnold Arboretum Horticultural Library of Harvard University, Jamaica Plain for permissions and fees.
Use Restrictions:  Arnold Arboretum/Horticulture Library (Jamaica Plain):Access to materials held at the Arnold Arboretum Horticultural Library of Harvard University, Jamaica Plain is by appointment.
Repository:  Arnold Arboretum/Horticulture Library (Jamaica Plain)
R-457
Record Identifier: olvwork123081


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