Paper Works of Byron Weston, Dalton, Mass., ca. 1875

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1875

Location Note

Prints and Engravings > Oversized > Massachusetts > Dalton-Danvers

GUSN

GUSN-275322

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Description

The Weston Paper Works on the Housatonic River is seen in the print with two smaller images showing the front of the mill and the counting room. The top of the image has various medals won by the company. Byron Curtis Weston was the paper company founder and a Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts (1880-1883). Weston was the maternal grandfather of chef Julia Child.

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
paper (fiber product)
paper mills
exterior views
lieutenant governors
cooks
prints (visual works)

Physical Description

1 print ; 11 x 13 3/4 inches

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Reference Code

GC002.02.331

Image Dimensions

11 x 13 3/4 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Dalton (Berkshire county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Hardie, Robert Gordon, 1854-1904 (Delineator)
Byron Weston Company (Agency)

Material Type

prints (visual works)

Other People

Weston, Byron Curtis, 1832-1898
Child, Julia (1912-2004)

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Prints and Engravings > Oversized > Massachusetts > Dalton-Danvers