Elm

Photographer Unknown

ArtistUnknown

CountryUnited States

MediumCyanotype

EmphemeraLeaf Form Specimen Photograms

Year1920-1940

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Plants, Supports, Trees

Dimensions

Image Dimensions: 21.5 x 16.0 cm thin paper, laid down
Support Dimensions: 27.9 x 21.1 cm thin, manilla-colored paper


Photogram of an Elm leaf

 

Elm: Ulmus americana, generally known as the American elm or, less commonly, as the white elm or water elm, is a species native to eastern North America, naturally occurring fromNova Scotia west to Saskatchewan and Montana, and south to Florida and central Texas. (Wikipedia accessed 2017)

 

print notes: written in graphite- faintly and erased at upper right corner of mount: Elm cyanotypes

condition: Some worm damage to mount along with traces of adhesive evident along left and upper margin of cyanotype; trace adhesive showing on leaf from application to print verso.

Elm