Portrait of Walter Mason Dickinson

Image

Walter Mason Dickinson.jpg

Title

Portrait of Walter Mason Dickinson

Subject

Spanish-American War, 1898
Amherst (Mass.)

Description

Hand-colored portrait of Walter Mason Dickinson in uniform. He was the only Amherst man to die in the Spanish-American War in Cuba. According to a Springfield newspaper article, his remains were brought back to the United States by Ellery F. Strickland, an employee of the Amherst undertaker, E. D. Marsh. Strickland also brought back branches from the mango tree under which Dickinson died.

Publisher

Jones Library Special Collections

Date

Before 1898

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: Dickinson, Walter Mason - Photographs

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

3 x 4 in.

Citation

“Portrait of Walter Mason Dickinson,” Digital Amherst, accessed December 12, 2017, http://www.digitalamherst.org/items/show/783.