GREAT FALLS, SOMERSWORTH, N. H.

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John Bachelder


Great Falls, Somersworth, N. H.

Two-stone lithograph handcolored, 1856.
Image 9 3/4 x 15 7/8" (248 x 404 mm) plus title and margins.
Good condition and color. Subtle mat line. Small puncture in paper in margin - no paper missing.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 16792
Price: $600.00
Publisher : Published by John B. Bachelder, Boston.
No. 11 from the "Album of New England Scenery". Below the title reads: "To the Citizens of Great Falls this picture is most respectfully dedicated by the Publisher" with a facsimile of Bachelder's signature. The rondel in the center of the base margin states that this view was "sketched from the high school building" and shows a miniature depiction of that school. Incorporated as a town in 1754 and as a city in 1893, this is a nicely detailed view showing the cotton and woolen mills which was the town's main industry.Beautifully colored. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Town Views - United States , New Hampshire

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