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Title:  Ulmus pumila var. pendula China [Title from recto of mount.]
Alternate Title: Tree habit in a graveyard with people in traditional dress
Item Identifier:  5429 (photograph)
7027 (original library accession)
Work Type:  photographs
Creator:  Meyer, Frank Nicholas (1875-1918), Netherlands, United States, photographer
Date:  1908-03-27
Dimensions:  9.5 x 12.5 cm.
Topics:  trees; elm; trunks; cemeteries; men; children (people by age group); clothing & dress
Nationality/Culture:  Chinese
Materials/Techniques:  gelatin silver process on paper
Note:  Subject: Ulmus pumila L. Pendula / Ulmaceae / Siberian elm
General: Ulmus pumila var pendula. A very rare form of the drought-resistant Chinese elm, found growing upon an old grave near Fengtai, said to be the only specimen in existence in North China. Fengtai, near Peking, China. March 27, 1908. [Information from label on verso of photo mount.]
Series: Eastern Asian Historical Photograph Collections
Location:  Fengtai, Beijing Municipality, China
Beijing Municipality, China
Copyright:  Copyright 2004, President and Fellows of Harvard College, Arnold Arboretum Archives; all rights reserved.
Related Information:  Photographs of Frank N. Meyer - 1905-1908
Use Restrictions:  Arnold Arboretum/Horticulture Library (Jamaica Plain):Arnold Arboretum Horticultural Library Archives. Contact repository for permissions and fees.
Repository:  Arnold Arboretum/Horticulture Library (Jamaica Plain)
Record Identifier: olvwork280451

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