Amherst Town Common

Image

lov0405.jpg

Title

Amherst Town Common

Subject

Amherst (Mass.)

Description

View of the very grassy south end of the Town Common with the Amherst College Octagon and other college buildings, and the end of Boltwood Avenue, visible in the background. Stated in "The History of the Town of Amherst, Massachusetts" by Carpenter and Morehouse: "For many years the grass grown on the common was sold at auction and the proceeds paid into the treasury of the fire companies."

Creator

Lovell, John L., 1825-1903

Publisher

Jones Library Special Collections

Date

Before 1903

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

LOV0405

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

5.3 x 7.8 in.

Condition

good

Citation

Lovell, John L., 1825-1903, “Amherst Town Common,” Digital Amherst, accessed December 12, 2017, http://www.digitalamherst.org/items/show/492.