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These two well-dressed Victorian boys have brought their well-made wagon and yoked sheep to the top of a pastoral landscape. By the end of the 19th century, the short growing season and difficult terrain of Ashfield, Massachusetts, made it difficult for farms to survive. Some turned their land into apple orchards or maple tree groves.


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Greetings from Ashfield

photographer   Unidentified
date   c. 1900
location   Ashfield, Massachusetts
process/materials   paper print
item type   Photograph/Photograph - Postcard
accession #   #1997.08.01.0069

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