The Big Tree

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Title

The Big Tree

Description

Famous swamp white oak alongside the Genesee River gave its name to a Seneca village and chief. This engraving was executed just a few months before the tree blew down in an 1857 storm, and was included in his essay "American Historical Trees"

Creator

Lossing, Bernard

Publisher

Harper's New Monthly Magazine

Date

1857

Contributor

Cooper, Ken

Source

Bernard Lossing, "American Historical Trees," Harper's New Monthly Magazine 24.144 (May 1862): 721

Courtesy Internet Archive

Format

jpeg, 585 KB
jpeg, 1.2 MB

Type

Engraving

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Original Format

Engraving

Physical Dimensions

18 x 23 in.

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