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An old historian's view In 1839 a book was published at Worcester, whose title was Historical Collections. Its author was John Warner Barber. It contained a colored map of Massachusetts, a condensed history of the state, also devoted specially
Recently the wood block engravings made from his sketches, and from which his illustrations were printed in 1839, have come into the possession of the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities. By its courtesy, we present will recognize its foreground as the present Moore square. The third meeting-house, at the extreme left, was torn down in 1839, the year of Mr. Barber's publication, and stood on the site of present Unitarian church.
The second meeting-house (site re.
But of course, allowance must be made for inaccuracies in sketching; and we do well to remember that it was only in 1839 that Daguerre's invention became known.
It is a long stride from the wood cut to the half-tone.
Mr. Barber mentioned f