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Title:  Phyllostachys sp. China [Title from recto of mount.]
Alternate Title: Two men in traditional dress and 3 boys, two of whom are holding bamboo shoots and are in western dress
Item Identifier:  photograph 5436
original library accession 6847
Work Type:  photographs
Creator:  Meyer, Frank Nicholas (1875-1918, Dutch, American), photographer
Date:  1908-04-20
Dimensions:  9.5 x 12.5 cm.
Topics:  men; boys; clothing & dress; bamboo; children (people by age group)
Nationality/Culture:  Chinese
Materials/Techniques:  gelatin silver process
Note:  General: Phyllostachys sp. The large bamboo shoot which the little boy in the center holds, weighs 16 lbs. & comes from mao tsoh variety. The small ones held by the largest boy came from the Hua Roh poo chi variety. Both important foods in central Asia. Tangshi. April 20, 1908. [Information from label on verso of photo mount.]
Series: Eastern Asian Historical Photograph Collections
Subject: Phyllostachys Sieb. & Zucc. ; Gramineae ; bamboo ; Chinese name for large variety 'mao tsoh' ; Chinese name for small variety 'Hua Roh poo chi'
Location:  site: Tangqi, Zhejiang Sheng, China
site: Zhejiang Sheng, 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: olvwork280457

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