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Cotton Tree (Populus argentea).

Image ID: 1263429

Cotton Tree (Populus argentea). (1841-1849)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Cotton Tree (Populus argentea).


: Gabriel -- Engraver

Additional Name(s)

: Michaux, François André, 1770-1855 -- Author
Bessa, Pancrace, 1772-ca. 1835 -- Artist


: Stipple engravings

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: Color stipple engraving, hand-colored.


: Pl. 97, v. 2, opp. p. [68]


: A leaf of half the natural size. Fig. 1. A small branch with leaves a few days after their unfolding.


: The North American sylva; or, A description of the forest trees of the United States, Canada, and Nova Scotia, considered particularly with respect to their use in the arts, and their introduction into commerce; to which is added a description of the most useful of the European trees ... Tr. from the French of F. Andrew Michaux ...

Source Description

: 6 v. [277] col'd. plates. 28 cm.


: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / General Research Division

Catalog Call Number

: VQV (Michaux, F. A. North American sylva. 1841)

Digital ID

: 1263429

Record ID

: 618288

Digital Item Published

: 3-7-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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