image emmons e_agriculture of new york_1851_plate 63a
Image number: RS.18040
Credit: ©The Royal Society

‘Wendell’s Mottled Bigarreau’

Date

1842

Creator

Unknown, 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 cherry Wendell’s Mottles Bigarreau, showing six fruits on the bough, with leaves.

Plate 63a [not numbered] from the book Agriculture of New-York, by Ebenezer Emmons, v.3 (Albany, C. van Benthuysen, 1851).

The plate bears the title only, with no plate or artist details.

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