Berkshire County Illustrated - Part 8

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1893

Location Note

photo albums 233, 235

GUSN

GUSN-307732

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

municipal buildings
churches (buildings)
historic houses
landscapes (representations)
mills (buildings)
architecture (discipline)
manufacturing
colleges (buildings)
photograph albums
black-and-white prints (prints on paper)

Additional Identification Number

album number 235 - Part 8

Physical Description

1 photograph album; 10 3/4 x 13 5/8 inches

Collection Code

PC009

Collection Name

Photograph albums collection

Reference Code

PC009.235-8

Acquisition Type

Museum Purchase

Places

Berkshire county (Massachusetts) [county]

Record Details

Originator

W. H. Parish Publishing Company (Publisher)

Material Type

photograph albums
black-and-white prints (prints on paper)

Other Organizations

W. H. Parish Publishing Company

Descriptive Terms

Berkshire County
Pittsfield
Stockbridge
Housatonic River
Brooklyn, Mass
Great Barrington
North Adams

Accruals Note

Historic New England holds parts 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 10 of the twelve parts.

Description Level

Item

Place of Publication

Chicago, IL

Publisher

W. H. Parish Publishing Company

Location Note

photo albums 233, 235