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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
[HD] Historic Deerfield; [MH] Mount Holyoke College Art Museum; [MH SK] The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College; [SC] Smith College Museum of Art; [UM] University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst

 


Maker(s):Hyde, Lucius
Culture:American (1799-1872)
Title:Birds of Mary Lyon's Time parlor dome
Date Made:ca. 1845
Type:Zoology
Materials:Glass, wood, feather, cloth, and wire
Place Made:North America; United States
Accession Number:  MH SK 2006.2166.INV
Credit Line:Joseph Allen Skinner Museum, Mount Holyoke College and Transfer from the Mary Lyon Room, Mary E. Woolley Hall, Mount Holyoke College
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Description:
Eighteen songbirds mounted on branches, in an oval glass display case.

Label Text:
According to tradition, this was given as a reminder of the beautiful Connecticut River Valley to Nancy Everett Dwight (Class of 1839) and her husband John Dwight (Dwight Hall's benefactor) when they left south Hadley for New York City.

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