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Title:print: Great Elm on Boston Common
Date Made:1876
Materials:ink; wood
Place Made:United States; Massachusetts; Boston
Measurements:overall: 16 1/2 x 11 3/4 in.
Accession Number:  HD 69.1436
Credit Line:Transfer from the Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association, bequest of C. Alice Baker
Museum Collection:  Historic Deerfield

black ink on elm veneer. framed; This item depicts a full detailed view of the Great Elm. The tree had stood from Native American times and was destroyed in a storm in 1876. Before that, it had been a popular tourist attraction throughout the 1800s. The dome of the State House can be seen above the trees.


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