Sepia Photograph, 7.25" x 4.5". A giant cypress tree (46 ft. around, 170 ft. in height) said to have been a favorite of the Aztec emperor's.
Montezuma's Tree (Arbol de Montezuma), Chapultepec Castle, Mexico City. 1890. From Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Charlotte and Maximilian collection, 1846-1927, MS 356. http://hdl.handle.net/1911/21787.