A photograph from the John Davidson lantern slide collection (more about the collection in this entry) that lacks any associated information. Who is the man in the photograph? Where is this stand of Sitka spruce (likely, British Columbia)? Or, more likely, where was this stand of Sitka spruce?, as this photograph seems to be taken from the edge of a clearcut. When was this photograph taken?
Botany resource link: Taxonomic Botany and Floristics in North America, North of Mexico: A Review by James Reveal and James Pringle, details a history of taxonomic botany that spans five centuries. It was written for the Flora of North America project.