American Historical Trees

1--Big Tree.jpg
2--Charter Oak.jpg
3--Penn's Treaty Tree.jpg
4--Stuyvesant Pear Tree.jpg
5--Gates Weeping Willow.jpg
6--Pontiacs Memorial Tree.jpg
7--Washington Elm.jpg
8--Tory Tulip Tree.jpg
9--Jane McCrea Tree.jpg
10--Balm of Gilead.jpg
11--Magnolia Council Tree.jpg
12--Wayne's Black Walnut.jpg
13--Arnold's Willow.jpg
14--Rhode Island Sycamore.jpg
15--Washington Cypress.jpg
16--Miami Apple Tree.jpg
17--Villere's Pecan Tree.jpg
18--Fox Oak at Flushing.jpg

Dublin Core

Title

American Historical Trees

Description

Set of 18 engravings that link American history to famous trees associated with those events. Published during the Civil War, the illustrations and accompanying essay often look backward to events during the American Revolution. First among equals is the Genesee Valley's Big Tree, described as the "most ancient of these living links of the Present with the Past"

Creator

Lossing, Bernard

Publisher

Harper's New Monthly Magazine

Date

1862-05

Contributor

Cooper, Ken

Source

"American Historical Trees," Harper's New Monthly Magazine (24.144): 721-740

Internet Archive

Format

18 jpegs, each approximately 300 KB

Type

Engraving

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Engraving