Choosing a tree

by sarahkburke

There are so many factors that go into choosing a tree.  Here are some cross sections of red pine (front and back) that we hope will aid your decision:

Romeyn Beck Hough, The American woods: exhibited by actual specimens and with copious explanatory text. Lowville, N. Y.: Pub., and sections prepared by the author, 1888-19?.  [HOLLIS]

Our colleagues in the Dumbarton Oaks Image Collection & Fieldwork Archives have also posted some lovely holiday images:

See you in 2012!