Brothers John Burroughs and Eden Burroughs on the Porch at Woodchuck Lodge, circa 1915

Summary

John Burroughs (1837-1921) was an internationally known naturalist and writer whose nature essays were well received in both literary and scientific circles. Burroughs was born on a farm near Roxbury, New York in the Catskills Mountains. He was the seventh of ten children. Here, the elderly John and his younger brother Eden relax at Woodchuck Lodge, a summer retreat near the Burroughs' birthplace.

John Burroughs (1837-1921) was an internationally known naturalist and writer whose nature essays were well received in both literary and scientific circles. Burroughs was born on a farm near Roxbury, New York in the Catskills Mountains. He was the seventh of ten children. Here, the elderly John and his younger brother Eden relax at Woodchuck Lodge, a summer retreat near the Burroughs' birthplace.

Artifact

Photographic print

Date Made

circa 1915

Subject Date

circa 1915

Collection Title

John Burroughs Papers 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2010.0.35.3

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Cardboard
Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 8.75 in  (mat; image is 6.25")

Width: 9 in  (mat; image is 7")

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