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The Hagley Digital Archives provides online access to selected items from the Hagley Library's collection of images, documents, and publications related to the history of business, technology, and society.
Spraying chestnut trees at Longwood
In P.S. du Pont's hand on back of image: 'Chestnut tree at Longwood taken by government inspector fall 1912. Trees had been sprayed with Bordeaux mixture of orchard[?] strength about every ten days since March 1912. Apparently no chestnut blight developed during this time though many other apparently healthy trees had succumbed. Dec., 8, '12' 'Spraying apparatus in action'
P.S. du Pont Longwood photograph collection (Accession 1969.002)
1 photographic print : b&w
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, P.S. du Pont Longwood photograph collection (Accession 1969.002), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library
Du Pont, Pierre S. (Pierre Samuel), 1870-1954
Folder 'Longwood Gardens, 1912'
Old ID number: PL_L857_1912_3
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