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Box 1

 Container

Contains 2 Collections and/or Records:

Sample colored engraving of Acer eriocarpum from François André Michaux's Histoire des Arbres Forestiers de l'Amerique Septentrionale, Vol. 2, Pl. 13 (opp. page 278), Paris: L. Haussmann, 1813 Digital

Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1Identifier: gra00002
Scope and Contents: Sample plate contains annotations about prices to produce in French and appears to have fewer colors than the published version.

Original enclosure for Acer eriocarpum engraving with annotation "Dr. Joseph Bigelow Boston Summer Street" Digital

Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1Identifier: gra00002
Scope and Content: The Bigelow collection consists of botanical illustrations and supporting material. There are 44 original botanical illustrations and printed plates, mostly pertaining to Bigelow's “American Medical Botany,” including pen and ink drawings and pencil drawings - some colored - and hand-colored proofs. There were 17 packets of specimens with identifying labels. Plants were collected in Europe; some are dated March 1839. The specimens were mounted on specimen sheets and were cataloged...