Exhibition: As it Almost Was

The Mead’s new exhibition, As it Almost Was: Amherst College’s Monuments to Lord Jeffery, is on view in the museum through December 29.

Lord%20Jeff%20statuesThe exhibition features two bronze models of equestrian statues showing Amherst College’s (unofficial) mascot Lord Jeffery Amherst, and tells the story of how Amherst College almost created a monumental landmark of this historical figure.

Image credits: (left) Bela Lyon Pratt, Lord Jeffrey Amherst, 1913, Lent by Carolyn and Lindsey Echelbarger, Amherst College Class of 1974; (right) Sidney Biehler Waugh, Lord Jeffery Amherst, 1930-36/1956, Gift of Charles H. Morgan <source>



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