Miniature Model of Boyden Schoolhouse Interior

Boyden School model.JPG

Title

Miniature Model of Boyden Schoolhouse Interior

Subject

Education--Mass.--Conway
Merriam, Mary

Description

15"x 10 1/2" x 10" pine box miniature model with glass front window showing cutaway view of the Boyden schoolhouse interior: teacher's desk, four bench desks with carved graffiti, two blackboards with alphabets and other chalk writing, wood stove with stove pipe and a wood box. Small detailed items include a dictionary and a bell on the teacher's desk, and twigs representing logs in the wood box. The walk-in closet on one side has a water bucket, baskets and articles of clothing hanging on pegs. Window views are watercolors showing outside view of trees and other foliage as seen from the current location.
An accompanying write-up, "A Miniature Impression, by Mary Merriam," describes the internal items with notes as to their purpose and significance.

Creator

Mary Merriam

Date

2006 ca.

Contributor

Gift of Mary Merriam.

Source

CHS.

Rights

CHS. Fair use.

Format

jpeg

Type

Physical object.

Identifier

CHS-2007-001

Coverage

Conway, Mass.

Identifier

Boyden Schoolhouse

Citation

Mary Merriam, “Miniature Model of Boyden Schoolhouse Interior,” Conway Historical Society, accessed June 18, 2018, http://conwaymasshistory.org/items/show/812.