Friday, November 7, 2014

Random pictures - apple varieties


"...  At the turn of the 20th century, the USDA commissioned watercolorists to create botanical illustrations of the apple varieties submitted by farmers..."  

Featured above (in order) are the Ben Davis, Esopus Spitzenberg, Pumpkin Sweet, and Black Oxford... Listen to the show, who knew the apple was so complex and marvelous?

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