edford from the reservoir.
Mystic lower lake is seen in the distant extreme left, the right taking in Auburn street. The locality that novice of 1835 tried to depict, with the high embankment of the railway, the river, the canal's course and the tavern are clearly seen, also the Colonial Chemical Works, erected only the year before, in the Somerville appendix.
The few dwellings at the Hillside, which lies in the foreground, are a marked contrast to the Hillside of today.
Away back on Mystic Mount is the Chapin house, from which Mr. Brooks took two wonderfully clear views.
One looks back to the college, the other continues on westward to near Fairfield street. Something of East Arlington and West Somerville is shown beyond the Mystic—whatever came within the eye of the camera.
Mr. Brooks forbore taking the other beautiful view which would have included his own home on Grove street, now utterly gone.
The Brooks and Hall school houses, both now gone, Trinity's first church, the n