image emmons e_agriculture of new york_1851_plate 2
Image number: RS.18032
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Plum varieties

Date

1842

Creator

Frederick J Swinton (fl. 1840s-1850s, American), Lithographer

After

Ebenezer Emmons junior (1822-1907, American), Artist

Object type

Library reference

56797

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (page): 287mm
width (page): 230mm

Subject

Biology
   > Botany

Content object

nature
   > plant
      > fruit

Description

Botanical study of three varieties of cultivated plum. Figure 1. Denniston’s Superb. Figure 2. Denniston’s Seedling. Figure 3. March’s Seedling. The plate shows fruit only for figures 1 and 3, with bough and leaves for figure 2.

Plate 2 from the book Agriculture of New-York, by Ebenezer Emmons, v.3 (Albany, C. van Benthuysen, 1851).

The plate is inscribed ‘PLATE II.’ above; and below: ‘E. EMMONS Jr. DEL. G. & W. ENICOTT LITH. N. YORK. ON STONE BY F. SWINTON.’

Ebenezer Emmons (1799-1863) American geologist, associated with the Geological Survey of the State of New York. His son acted as a paid assistant and illustrator after Emmons senior’s appointment as the State Geologist.

Associated place

<The World>
   > North America
      > United States