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Arrowhead, Bush-Melville House,1794, Pittsfield, Mass.

PC001.02.01.USMA.2340.0040.001 (RS82846)

Description

A room, with a fireplace, is shown in Arrowhead, the Bush-Melville House, owned by Herman Melville. The fireplace and chimney at Arrowhead was used as a model, and described in detail in Melville's short story published in The Putnam's Monthly Magazine in 1856 titled: "I and My Chimney."

Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Acquisition Type
Museum Purchase
Date of Acquisition
1933-03-04
Physical Description
1 photographic print : black-and-white, mounted ; 7 1/4 x 9 inches
Dimensions
7 1/4x 9(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
225302
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USMA.2340.0040.001

Record details

Other People
Melville, Herman, 1819-1891
Descriptive Terms
authors
dwellings
fireplaces
houses
interior views
paneling
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Subjects
Architectural photography
Places
Pittsfield (Berkshire county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Arrowhead (Pittsfield, Mass.)
Location Note
Geo: Mass:
Pittsfield:
Arrowhead Views
Interior/Exterior

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