image emmons e_agriculture of new york_1851_plate 13
Image number: RS.18035
Credit: ©The Royal Society

‘Beurre d’Amalis’

Date

1842

Creator - Organisation

Gavin & Duthie, 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 the cultivated pear variety Beurre d’Amalis, showing the fruit on the bough with leaves.

Plate 13 from the book Agriculture of New-York, by Ebenezer Emmons, v.3 (Albany, C. van Benthuysen, 1851).

The plate is inscribed ‘Pl.13.’ above; and below: ‘Drawn by E. Emmons Jr. Engraved & Printed by Gavin & Duthie.’

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