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The colonial kitchen at Memorial Hall shows a view of early home life seen through the eyes of 19th century historians. Organized beginning in 1880 around a huge fireplace in a big room is a clutter of what grew to more than 800 things about home life. The room is a very early, perhaps the first American try at showing a museum room as a room in a house from an earlier time.


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Memorial Hall Kitchen

photographer   Frances and Mary Allen
date   pre 1891
location   Deerfield, Massachusetts
process/materials   platinum print
item type   Photograph/Photograph
accession #   #1996.14.0550.01-.05

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See Also...

"A New England Kitchen"

Kitchen Settle

"Memorial Hall" Album

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