Hinsdale Brothers & Hawkins West & Co Wool Mills Berkshire Mass. 1876 old viewBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
Hinsdale Brothers, Woolen Mills, Hinsdale, Mass.
Hawkins West & Co's Woolen Mills Dalton, Mass.
(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 pair of 19th century lithographed antique views. Excellent birds-eye views of these once prosperous mills.
Of note for the detailed coverage of the area, among the earliest obtainable 19th century views of this particular location.
Paper and image remains clean and well preserved with a fine patina and visual appeal.
Sheet measures c. 15 3/4"H x 12 1/2"W.
Printed area measures c. 15"H x 11"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.