Amherst Town Common after the Amherst House fire

Image

lov0401.jpg

Title

Amherst Town Common after the Amherst House fire

Subject

Amherst (Mass.)

Description

Aerial view of the crowded Town Common after the Amherst House fire of July 4, 1879. The Amherst Record of July 9, 1879 stated, "The scene on the common about daylight was a novel one. Everything from the stores had been carried there, and deposited without much regard to appearances, and a more promiscuous lot of articles were seldom seen together."

Creator

Lovell, John L., 1825-1903

Publisher

Jones Library Special Collections

Date

1879

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

LOV0401

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

7.2 x 9.6 in.

Condition

good

Citation

Lovell, John L., 1825-1903, “Amherst Town Common after the Amherst House fire,” Digital Amherst, accessed December 12, 2017, http://www.digitalamherst.org/items/show/488.