Hurlbut Paper Mill Company Berkshire Mass. 1876 detailed uncommon old viewBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
Hurlbut Paper Company. South Lee, Mass.
Manufacturers of First Class Writing Papers.
(Massachusetts- Berkshire County- local factory and Industrial views- cities & towns of New England).
Issued 1876, NY by F.W. Beers & R.T. White. Printed & engraved by J.B. Beers.
Uncommon 19th century lithographed antique view. Drawn by R.G. Hardie, Jr.
Among the earliest obtainable 19th century view of this particular location. Note the horse drawn open wagon for carrying the paper as well as the company name shingled into the roof. Railroad line visible behind the facade.
Paper and image remains clean and well preserved with a fine patina and visual appeal.
Sheet measures c. 12 5/8"H x 15 5/8"W.
Printed area measures c. 11 1/4"H x 14"W.
Ristow, American Maps and Mapmakers, p. 408.
LeGear, United States Atlases in Library of Congress, L1564 (noting this is the only 19th century atlas map of this Berkshire county location commercially produced for state-wide and regional distribution in the 19th century).
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 1.