Three men standing by the huge trunk of an Australian mountain ash tree (Eucalyptus amygdalina), in a forest. Wood engraving, c. 1867.
- Bates, Henry Walter, 1825-1892.
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The timber of the Australian mountain ash is used as wood pulp and the trunk yields a red kino used as astringents in medicine and in tanning
A big gum tree - Eucalyptus amygdalina
1 print : wood engraving
Wellcome Library no. 20952i
Bears monogram that could be read as WJL, possibly of William James Linton (1812-1897)