Eric Sloane and Husband and Wife Trees

Thought I might start a “resource theme” of finding photographic examples of Eric’s works.  Some of this falls into the genre of Early American/Eric Sloane “forensics”, much like author Tom Wessels’ treatment of New England forests in his 1997 classic topics for thesis in english language teaching essay introduction examples psychology scarlet ibis analytical essay best university essay writing services usa enter casablanca review essay ap definition essay examples source site enter discorama generique viagra obama's dnc speech get link best creative essay writers services online writing school application essay analysis essay writer services uk intel competition essays viagra good for high blood pressure follow site medicament viagra maroc here totonto pharmacy celebrex biologischer regelkreis beispiel essay go to link abilify video chinese civil war summary essay on is google can buy viagra over counter canada shortening essays Reading the Forested Landscape:  A Natural History of New England.  Wessels, incidentally, is a favorite of my friend and fellow board member Jeffrey Bischoff.  No doubt if you have been around Jeff, he has made you keenly aware of Mr. Wessels.

I am going to start with one of my favorite references by Mr. Sloane, one that involves the planting of “husband and wife” trees:

husband and wife trees


These relics, if you are lucky enough to find them, are sometimes found still standing long after the house has been destroyed.  They seem like sentries guarding a tomb of something no longer present, yet the presence of these guardians harken back to a much earlier time.  Here are two of my favorites, both oak trees of a very advanced age…

husband and wife trees autumn

…in autumn, and below in winter…

husband and wife trees winter