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"Mt. Auburn Cemetry [sic], Boston"

GC005.06 (RS100089)

Description

A view of Willow Pond in Mount Auburn Cemetery showing a pond with a bird and a small structure in it, a path along the edge of the pond, and trees surrounding it. The cemetery straddles the town line between Cambridge and Watertown, and Willow Pond is in Watertown.

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Details

Collection Name
Arthur Elliot graphic collection
Collection Code
GC005
Dates
1882-05-22
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
2009
Physical Description
1 watercolor, mounted ; 7 x 4.5 inches
Inscriptions
Mon. May 22, 1882 (handwritten)
Dimensions
4.5x 7(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Gift of Bill and Nancy Osgood, 2009.
GUSN
223368
Reference Code
GC005.06

Record details

Originator
Elliot, Arthur (Painter)
Other Organizations
Mount Auburn Cemetery (Cambridge, Mass.)
Descriptive Terms
cemeteries
Material Type
watercolors (paintings)
Subjects
Mount Auburn Cemetery (Cambridge, Mass.)
Places
Watertown (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)

Comments

Mount Auburn Cemetery #

AvatarPosted by David Russo on November 14, 2013
This is Willow Pond at Mount Auburn Cemetery. This is actually in Watertown.

Re: Mount Auburn Cemetery #

AvatarPosted by Abigail Cramer on January 31, 2014
Hello Mr. Russo,

Thank you for providing both the name of the pond and the location. I have updated the record to reflect both, and I very much appreciate the information.

Many thanks,
Abigail Cramer
Librarian/Archivist
Historic New England