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Title:  Elaeagnus angustifolia Turkestan [Title from recto of mount.]
Alternate Title: Tree trunk with two men in traditional dress
Item Identifier:  original library accession 7113
photograph 5625
Work Type:  photographs
Creator:  Meyer, Frank Nicholas (1875-1918, Dutch, American), photographer
Date:  1910-12-07
Dimensions:  9.5 x 12.5 cm.
Topics:  trees; men; clothing & dress; trunks
Nationality/Culture:  Chinese
Materials/Techniques:  gelatin silver process
Note:  General: Elaeagnus angustifolia. An extraordinarily large Oleaster tree, probably more than a century old, growing on the edge of a corn field in a mellow, sandy soil. A right graceful ornamental tree this Oleaster is, with its silvery, olive-like leaves, livened up in autumn by thousands of fruits, mostly orange or orange-red color. Near Ism-sala, Chinese Turkestan. December 7, 1910. [Information from label on verso of photo mount.]
Series: Eastern Asian Historical Photograph Collections
Subject: Elaeagnus angustifolia L. ; Elaeagnaceae ; oleaster
Location:  site: Ism-sala, Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu, China
site: Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu, China
Copyright:  Copyright © 2004, President and Fellows of Harvard College, Arnold Arboretum Archives; all rights reserved.
Related Information:  Photographs of Frank N. Meyer - 1909-1912
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: olvwork280566

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