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Berkshire County Illustrated - Part 4

Description

These albums were originally published in twelve parts under the title "Berkshire County Illustrated." The images are high quality gravure plates of buildings, churches, important residences, landscapes, waterfalls, and mills in Berkshire County, Massachusetts. Communities included are Great Barrington, Mt. Greylock, Pittsfield, Williamstown, Lanesborough, North Adams, Brooklyn, Stockbridge, Lee, and Dalton. Each part is accompanied by one to three pages of running narrative which continues from part to part. Topics include geology of the area, history, manufacturing, architecture, natural features, and commentaries about prominent citizens.

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Details

Collection Name
Photograph albums collection
Collection Code
PC009
Dates
1893
Acquisition Type
Museum Purchase
Physical Description
1 photograph album; 10 3/4 x 13 5/8 inches
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
album number: 235 - vol 4
GUSN
307727
Reference Code
PC009.235-4

Record details

Originator
W. H. Parish Publishing Company (Publisher)
Other Organizations
W. H. Parish Publishing Company
Descriptive Terms
Berkshire County
Great Barrington
Lanesborough
North Adams
Williamstown
architecture (discipline)
churches (buildings)
colleges (buildings)
historic houses
landscapes (representations)
manufacturing
mills (buildings)
municipal buildings
Material Type
black-and-white prints (prints on paper)
photograph albums
Places
Berkshire county (Massachusetts) [county]
Notes
Historic New England holds parts 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 10 of the twelve parts.
Publisher
W. H. Parish Publishing Company
Place of Publication
Chicago, IL
Location Note
photo albums 233, 235

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