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American Elm and old Homestead in Beverly, belonging to William T. Trask, and in possession of the family of Jonathan Cressy one hundred and twenty years

Object Details

Title:

American Elm and old Homestead in Beverly, belonging to William T. Trask, and in possession of the family of Jonathan Cressy one hundred and twenty years

Artist/Maker:

Wilson Flagg (American, active 1870s)

Places:

Boston, Massachusetts, United States (Place Created)

Beverly, Massachusetts, United States (Place Depicted)

Date:

1872

Medium:

Heliotype

Object Number:

84.XB.935.16.6

Dimensions:

9.3 × 12.5 cm (3 11/16 × 4 15/16 in.)

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Object Description

A large American elm tree growing at the end of a narrow dirt path. There is a house that is partially obscured by trees across the path from the elm. There is a smaller house or shed beside the tree.