The Old Print Shop

Great Falls, Somersworth, N. H.

  • ARTIST: John Bachelder

  • PUBLISHER: Published by John B. Bachelder, Boston.

  • MEDIUM: Two-stone lithograph handcolored,

    DATE: 1856.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image 9 3/4 x 15 7/8" (248 x 404 mm) plus title and margins.

  • DESCRIPTION: 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.


  • CONDITION: Good condition and color. Faint mat line and some discoloration on edge of the top left corner.

  • REFERENCE: Reps #2271