Pratt Gymnasium at Amherst College

Image

lov0059_1.jpg

Title

Pratt Gymnasium at Amherst College

Subject

Amherst (Mass.)

Description

This building was completed in 1884, and cost $68,000. It received its name in honor of Mr. Charles M. Pratt, of the class of 1879, through whose generosity it was erected. The first floor contained the office of the Professor of Hygiene and Physical Culture, large dressing rooms and main hall. The second floor contained, among other rooms, a billiard room. In the basement were found the baseball cage, bowling alleys and sparring room.

Creator

Lovell, John L., 1825-1903

Publisher

Jones Library Special Collections

Date

Circa 1890

Rights

This digital file may be used for educational purposes, as long as it is not altered in any way. Prior written permission is required for any other use of the digital files from the Jones Library.

Relation

Is part of the John Lovell Photograph Collection. Jones Library Special Collections

Format

image/jpeg

Language

English

Type

Photographs

Identifier

LOV0059

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

3.7 x 5.9 in.

Condition

good

Citation

Lovell, John L., 1825-1903, “Pratt Gymnasium at Amherst College,” Digital Amherst, accessed December 12, 2017, http://www.digitalamherst.org/items/show/148.