1920 · Florida
Florida, 1920. Softcover. Near Fine. Oblong quarto measuring 11.5"x 10". Flexible contemporary plastic black binder. Contains 26 black and white or sepia toned photographs measuring between 9"x 6" and 11" x 6.5" with captions. Near fine photographs with age toning on slightly warped edges. A collection professionally shot photographs documenting Florida's national forest lands in 1920. Florida's national forest is now divided into Apalachicola, Osceola, and Ocala. It was established as a national forest in 1911 after scientists started noticing how many areas had been overworked by the timber industry. The photographs are taken during the beginning of the timber restoration. The images are of different trees in the forest with captions on the back as to what type of tree there are including cabbage palms, orange groves, long leaf pines, black jack oak, hyacinth, scrub pines, and cacti. There are also pictures of Lake Kerr and Pippins Lake as well as a picture of the fireguard's home. The pictures are well composed and aesthetically pleasing. A handsome collection of professional landscape and nature photographs taken in 1920 in Florida's national forest.
(Inventory #: 423703)