The newly digitized collection spans the years 1886 to 1942. The 7,497 watercolor paintings, 87 line drawings, and 79 wax models were done by ~ 21 artists, many of them women. Lithographs of the images illustrated USDA bulletins, yearbooks, etc. distributed to growers and gardeners across America.
|Prunus persica, a.k.a. peach. Variety: Carmen|
|A true "Georgia peach"|
|Wild Cherry Plums of the Caucasus; Prunus divaricata|
|Brambles (scientific name Rubus; variety: Brinkles Orange)|