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The Handorgan Man in Hepzibath's Day

Item Information

Title:
The Handorgan Man in Hepzibath's Day
Description:
The postcard title refers to a scene from the book: The House of the Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne, depicting an organ grinder and his monkey surrounded by groups of children in colorful dress holding hands in a circle dancing to the music. The House of the Seven Gables can be seen in the background. A hand written note on the back of the postcard states "second from left Rebecca Haskell (Mrs. Paul Haskell).
Publisher:
Detroit Publishing Co.
Format:
Postcards/Cards
Photographs
Genre:
postcards
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
PC001: General photographic collection
Subjects:
barrel organs
monkeys (animals)
music
children (people by age group)
round dance
people in literature
Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864
Places:
MassachusettsEssex (county)SalemHouse of the Seven Gables, The (historic site)
Extent:
Postcard color; 3.5 in. x 5.5 in. (H x W)
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Terms of Use:
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Identifier:
317384
Call #:
PC001.03.01.USMA.4110.1380.001