John Burroughs Picking Flowers, 1905-1915

Summary

John Burroughs (1837-1921) was an internationally known naturalist and writer whose nature essays were well received in both literary and scientific circles. From his home in the Catskills of upstate New York, Burroughs wrote mostly about what could be found in accessible and familiar landscapes. He wanted his readers to appreciate the natural world that surrounded them.

John Burroughs (1837-1921) was an internationally known naturalist and writer whose nature essays were well received in both literary and scientific circles. From his home in the Catskills of upstate New York, Burroughs wrote mostly about what could be found in accessible and familiar landscapes. He wanted his readers to appreciate the natural world that surrounded them.

Artifact

Negative (Photograph)

Date Made

1905-1915

Subject Date

1905-1915

Collection Title

John Burroughs Papers 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

93.205.101

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Glass (Material)

Technique

Gelatin dry plate process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 5 in

Width: 7 in

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