Object: Acorns

Image Credits


William Whitman's drawing of acorns in his copy of Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States by Asa Gray, 1868.

Copyright New York Botanical Garden https://www.nybg.org/

Object Type(s)

Acorns are produced by oak trees, extremely common in New Netherland.  They are a favorite food of pigs, but can also be ground into acorn flour for consumption by humans.