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Title:  Ormosia Hosiei [Title from label in photograph album.]
Alternate Title: Tree habit with a roadside shrine, men in traditional dress and Wilson's sedan chair
Item Identifier:  photograph Z-385
Bob's Best AANEA-0018
Work Type:  photographs
Creator:  Wilson, Ernest Henry (1876-1930, American, English), photographer
Date:  1908-11-11
Dimensions:  15.5 x 20.5 cm.
Topics:  trees; men; clothing & dress; sedan chairs; shrines
Nationality/Culture:  Chinese
Materials/Techniques:  emulsion on glass
Note:  General: Ormosia Hosiei Hemsl. & E.H. Wils. (Hung-tou-shu) Tree 60 ft. X 20 ft. The original tree on which the species is based. Near Chentu City. Altitude 1,800 ft. [Information from label in photograph album. Also, album page for Z-386, identical and not scanned, has pasted-in description of Ormosia.]
Series: Eastern Asian Historical Photograph Collections
Subject: Specimen 2372 ; Ormosia hosiei Hemsl. & E.H. Wilson ; Fabaceae ; Chinese name Hung tao-shu (red bean tree)
Location:  site: Chengdu, Sichuan Sheng, China
site: Sichuan Sheng, China
Copyright:  Copyright 2006, President and Fellows of Harvard College, Arnold Arboretum Archives; all rights reserved.
Related Information:  Photographs of Ernest Henry Wilson - 1907-1909
A Naturalist in Western China
Repository:  Arnold Arboretum Horticulture Library (Jamaica Plain)
Record Identifier: olvwork245887

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