image emmons e_agriculture of new york_1851_plate 62
Image number: RS.18039
Credit: ©The Royal Society

‘New Red Antwerp raspberry’

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 the cultivated raspberry Red Antwerp, showing two fruits on the cane with leaves. The plate has a small sectional detail of the fruit.

Plate 62 from the book Agriculture of New-York, by Ebenezer Emmons, v.3 (Albany, C. van Benthuysen, 1851).

The plate is inscribed ‘Pl.62.’ above: and below: ‘On stone by F.J. 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