Postcard of Melville Garden at Downer Landing

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Title

Postcard of Melville Garden at Downer Landing

Description

This postcard depicts Melville Garden, an amusement park located at Downer Landing in Hingham, Mass. during the second half of the 19th century. The postcard shows many colorful buildings and attractions as well as recreational boats sailing in and around the harbor. People can be seen walking in the park.

Subject

Amusement parks
Recreation
Coastlines
Boats
Piers & wharves

Publisher

Hingham Public Library

Rights

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Access Rights

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Format

JPEG

Language

English

Type

Postcards

Spatial Coverage

Hingham (Mass.)

Citation

“Postcard of Melville Garden at Downer Landing,” Hingham Public Library Local History & Special Collections, accessed September 19, 2017, http://hinghampubliclibrary.omeka.net/items/show/259.