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

Collection Type

  • Photography

Location Note

Geo: Mass:\n Pittsfield:\n Arrowhead Views\n Interior/Exterior

GUSN

GUSN-225302

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

Descriptive Terms

interior views
dwellings
houses
fireplaces
paneling
authors
photographs
black-and-white prints (photographs)

Physical Description

1 photographic print : black-and-white, mounted ; 7 1/4 x 9 inches

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Date of Acquisition

1933-03-04

Reference Code

PC001.02.01.USMA.2340.0040.001

Acquisition Type

Museum Purchase

Image Dimensions

7 1/4 x 9 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Pittsfield (Berkshire county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Material Type

photographs
black-and-white prints (photographs)

Other People

Melville, Herman, 1819-1891

Subjects

Architectural photography

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Geo: Mass:\n Pittsfield:\n Arrowhead Views\n Interior/Exterior