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1849 Pl 12 Wood Structure - Emmons



Pl 12 Wood Structure

Figs. 1, 2, 3. BUTTON-WOOD (Plalanus occidentalis). Sections corresponding to those already noticed.
Fig. 4. BEECH. Transverse section. The dark belt shows the singular structure of the medullary ray.
Figs. 5 8r. 6. Sections of the same wood.
Fig. 7. BUCKTHORN. The oblong spaces which are left nearly white, are the spots thickly implanted
with secondary pores. The wood is easily distinguished from all others by its singular
Fig. 8. CHERRY.
Fig. 9. Transverse section of the PLUM.

Lithograph, Uncolored
Sheet Size 11.25 x 8.75 inches
Publisher: C Van Benthuysen, Albany
VG+ condition with toning to margins

Ebenezer Emmons (May 16, 1799 October 1, 1863), American geologist and author, with an interest in geology and fossils.

Drawn By
Ebenezer Emmons Jr , Artist and Illustrator, son to author and geologist Ebenezer Emmons (1799-1863)

Gavit & Duthie , Engraving firm of John E Gavit (1817-1874) and James Duthie (1850 - 1873?)