Science Art: Gathering the Ripe Pods of the Cacao, or Chocolate, Tree

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Scanned from The Encyclopedia of Food (The stories of foods by which we live, how and where they grow and are marketed, their comparative values and how best to use and enjoy them), by Artemas Ward, a man who knew a lot about food… and marketing.

I’d love to frame this and hang it on the wall. The book is full of marvelous color plates (and great information about what foods are and where they come from), but is sometimes hard to find.

Luckily, there are page images of an earlier edition here, if you’re not lucky enough to own a physical copy. Check out the dedication on page 8.