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Wood engraving of the first quinine tree being planted in the Neilgherry hills, India.

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Planting of the first quinine tree. Wood engraving..jpg

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Wood engraving of the first quinine tree being planted in the Neilgherry hills, India.

Description

Cinchona plantations in the Neilgherry hills India. Sir William Denison, the governor of Madras, is planting the first tree in a new plantation for the production of quinine.

Date

1862

Source

Wellcome Collection, 16327i

Is Part Of

“Roots of Imperial Botany: The Utilization of Wardian Cases and Botanic Gardens in Establishing British Economic Hegemony in the Victorian Era,” by Samuel Arnold, HON 399 Research in London, Spring 2024

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Jackson, Mason, 1819-1903, “Wood engraving of the first quinine tree being planted in the Neilgherry hills, India.,” UAH Archives, Special Collections, and Digital Initiatives, accessed July 23, 2024, http://libarchstor2.uah.edu/digitalcollections/items/show/14605.

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