Thomas W. Smith with horse and cart

Image

smith-thomas-scrapbook-horribles.jpg

Title

Thomas W. Smith with horse and cart

Subject

Parades
Amherst (Mass.)

Description

View of Thomas W. Smith sitting in a cart holding the reins attached to a horse. Written on back: "Thomas W. Smith as he appeared in the Horribles Section of the parade at the Flag Pole dedication. Picture taken at rear of 31 North Prospect Street. Horse belonged to John Musante."

Thomas W. Smith was Amherst town clerk from 1912 to 1930.

Many parades in the nineteeth century had a "horribles" section consisting of people wearing funny and grotesque costumes.

Publisher

Jones Library Special Collections

Date

1899

Rights

This digital file may be used for educational uses, 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.

Format

image/jpg

Language

English

Type

Photographs

Identifier

Folder: Smith, Thomas W. -- Scrapbook

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

5 x 8 in.

Citation

“Thomas W. Smith with horse and cart,” Digital Amherst, accessed December 17, 2017, http://www.digitalamherst.org/items/show/70.