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Sheep, Essex Country Club, Manchester, Mass.

PC001.02.01.USMA.1680.0040.001 (RS586)

Description

A herd of sheep graze on the lawn in front of the clubhouse of the Essex Country Club in Manchester, Massachusetts to keep the grass trimmed. Croquet wickets are implanted in the lawn. The clubhouse was dedicated on July 29, 1893. Architect Herbert Jacques was involved in the design. The original building was destroyed by fire on March 14, 1913. The second building was designed by the Boston firm, Parker, Thomas & Rice.

Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Physical Description
1 photograph
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 000586
AccessID: 817
Other identifier: HNEDID-000586
GUSN
195473
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USMA.1680.0040.001

Record details

Originator
Boston Post Card Co. (Photographic studio)
Other People
Jacques, Herbert, 1857-1916
Other Organizations
Essex Country Club (Manchester, Mass.)
Parker, Thomas & Rice
Descriptive Terms
clubhouses
country clubs
croquet sets
golf courses
recreation
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Subjects
sheep (AAT)
wickets
Places
Manchester (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Essex Country Club Clubhouse (Manchester, Mass.)
Location Note
Geo.: Large: Mass.: Manchester: Modern

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