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Nelson, Charles A.; Lewis, Thomas R., photo
Waltham, Past and Present; and its Industries. 1879. w. 55 albumen photos
Thomas Lewis, Landscape Photographer, 1879. Nelson, Charles A.; Lewis, Thomas R., photo.Waltham, Past and Present; and its Industries. With an historical sketch of Watertown from its settlement in 1630 to the incorporation of Waltham, January 15, 1738.Cambridge: Thomas Lewis, Landscape Photographer, 1879. 152 pp. Illustrated with 55 albumen photographs on 31 pages of photographic paper. Sm. 8vo. Brown cloth with beveled edges, with gilt title. First edition. Head and foot of spine expertly repaired else a near fine copy with a faintly sunned spine. Van Haaften: Original Sun Pictures: Checklist of the NYPL 384. Item #43030 One of 900 copies. Thomas R. Lewis (1845-1901) was a regional landscape photographer, documenting many architectural landmarks in and around the Boston region including Concord, Lexington, Wellesley. Narragansett and Providence, Rhode Island, and more. A large collection of his work is in the NYPL. The images range from 2 ½ x 3 ½ to 4 x 6 inches with views of the city, important buildings, portraits of prominent men, and industrial plants including the White Swan Riverboat, the Boston Manufacturing Company's Cotton Mill, and of special interest, exterior and interior photographs of various watch factories which made the town of Waltham a household name. Only two at auction in the last quarter century, including a damaged institutional copy. Subject: Americana ABAA, ILAB Fine, Rare, & Unusual Books and Manuscripts with a special emphasis on the Americas We are located on Parker Mountain, in the small town of East Jewett, set in the High Peaks region of the … [Click Below for Full Description]
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