Bee-keeping instruction

Image

lov0466.jpg

Title

Bee-keeping instruction

Subject

Bee culture
Amherst (Mass.)

Description

View of a bee-keeping class posed outside on the grass. There are fruit trees in the background and a large container marked "Cowan's Rapid Extractor" next to the group. Cowan's Rapid Extractor is a device invented in England in 1875 for the quick extraction of honey. Written on verso: "The man on the extreme left standing is the class instructor - his name is James Fitts Wood. Young man at the left seated and the two women neither Mrs. Paige nor Mrs. Gates can identify. There is Prof. Brooks and the stout man is Mr. French. Sunset Avenue."

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

LOV0466

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

3.9 x 5.6 in.

Condition

good

Citation

Lovell, John L., 1825-1903, “Bee-keeping instruction,” Digital Amherst, accessed November 18, 2018, http://www.digitalamherst.org/items/show/553.