image emmons e_agriculture of new york_1851_plate 60
Image number: RS.18037
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Gooseberry varieties

Date

1842

Creator

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

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 five varieties of cultivated gooseberries. Figure 1. Sulfer Yellow. Figure 2. Champagne. Figure 3. Not named. Figure 4. Pitmaston’s Green. Figure 5. Green Walnut. The plate shows single fruit only.

Plate 60 from the book Agriculture of New-York, by Ebenezer Emmons, v.3 (Albany, C. van Benthuysen, 1851).

The plate is inscribed ‘Pl.60.’ above: and below: ‘On stone by Swinton. Lith. of R.H. Pease, Albany.’

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