asture, where is now Jackson College, the new Chem.
and the Oval.
In the foreground is a sylvan scene.
Large trees border both sides of Two-penny brook as it courses through the entire plain and broadens into a pond in which are their shadows, and where a cow has waded in to drink.
Thirty years later, in the reprint of the history, this view is again given, printed from the same steel plate.
Of but one other we speak, the Brooks Schoolhouse, 1851, a wood engraving by Kilborn & Mallory, which must have been made from the architect's drawings.
Whatever the schoolhouses of Medford were in years before, there was some architecture in this, made possible by the gifts of interested citizens of West Medford.
This has been reproduced in the Register of July, 1916, with its authentic story.
An enlargement of it hangs in the principal's room in the present Brooks school building.
In 1854 the Mystic Hall Seminary at West Medford was opened.
This was a private boarding scho