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Title: Wolfeborough, N.H.

Object Name: Print

Object ID: 1982.011.01

Creator: Norris, George E. (1855-1926)Artist; Burleigh, Lucien R. (1853-1923)Lithographer; Wolfeboro Historical SocietyPublisher

Date: 1975

Description: Reproduction print of 1889 lithographic bird's-eye view of the town of Wolfeborough, N.H., originally drawn and published by George E. Norris (1855-1926), lithographed by the Burleigh Lithographing Establishment, republished by the Wolfeboro Historical Society, 1975. Ink on paper. Aerial view of the town of Wolfeborough with Lake Winnipesaukee in foreground; sailboats and steamer on lake. Town centered between Winnipesaukee and two smaller lakes; hotels, churches, and businesses in town, including, a large mill building left of center. Lake in the background with rolling hills. Small landscape lower left, titled in lower left corner, "SO. WOLFEBORO." Below image in left corner: "DRAWN & PUBLISHED BY GEO. E. NORRIS, BROCKTON, MASS. 1889." Below image in right corner: "THE BURLEIGH LITH. EST., TROY, N.Y." Center below image: "COPYRIGHT SECURED." Titled lower center margin: "WOLFEBOROUGH, N. H. / LAKE WINNEPESAUKEE. / This is a Reproduction of the map in the Selectmen's Office / of the Town Hall Reproduced February, 1975, as a / Bicentennial Project by the Wolfeboro Historical Society." Key in four columns in lower margin. Left side: "1 Brewster Free Academy. / 2 Town Hall. / 3 Congregational Church. / 4 Second Christian Church. / 5 Free Will Baptist Church. / 6 Unitarian Church. / 7 Old Academy Building. / 8 Schools. / 9 Granite State News. / 9 Lake National Bank Building. / 10 Wolfeborough Savings Bank. / 11 Pavilion Hotel. / 12 Bellvue Hotel, Daniel Horn. / 13 Glendon Hotel. / 14 Lake Hotel. / 15 Ossipee Mountains." Next column: "16 Batson Mountain. / 17 Trasa [ditto marks] / 18 White Face Mountain. / 19 Cotton [ditto marks] / 20 Oak Bluffs. / 21 Beech Pond Water Supply. / 22 A. D. & J. L. Avery Residences and Lands. / 23 G. B. Clark, Homestead and Tenements. / 24 J. M. Cropley & Bro., Ladies, Misses and Childrens Shoe Mfrs / 25 F. W. & I. M. Monroe, Misses and Childrens Shoe Mfrs. / 26 Wolfeboro Mills, Blankets So. Wolfeboro. / 27 Libby Varney & Co., Mfrs. Box, Shook & Dimension Lumber. / 28 American Heading Co. / 29 J. L. Peavey, Lumber M'fr. / 30 W. B. Hodge, Furniture M'fr & Dealer. / 31 J. Varney & Co., Tannery. / 32 W. D. Hersey, Contractor and Building." Next column: "33 Hersey Bros., Contractors and Builders. / 34 Geo. F. Horn, General Hardware. / 35 Peavey Block, Post Office.
Arthur E. Richardson, Dry and Fancy Goods. / Lewando & Mattison, Groceries, Crockery, Paints, Oils, / Wall Paper. / James Welton, Fruit, Confectionary, Tobacco and Cigars. / A. H. Fowler, Tonsonal Rooms. / 10 J. H. Beacham & Son, Fire and Life Insurance. / 10 C. W. Hicks, Drugstore.
36 R. H. King, Physician & Surgeon Drugs, Medicines and / Fancy Goods. / 37 I. B. Manning, Millinery, Fancy Goods, Books and / Stationery. / 38 C. J. Frost, Boots and Shoes. / 39 Levin T. Haley, Market." Next column: "39 S. F. Hodgkins, Variety Store. / 40 Lewando & Mattisons, So. Wolfeboro Branch Store. / 41 A. H. Vickford, American Express Agent / 41 Vickford & Young, General Teaming, Wood, Coal, Lime, / Cement and Ice. / 42 Abbott & Parker, Groceries, Confectionary, Cigars & c. / 43 J. J. Abbott, Watches, Clocks, Jewelry and Stationery. / 44 F. W. & H. S. Mason, General Merchandise. / 45 C. F. Symonds, Harness M'f'r and Dealer. / 46 E. T. Brigham, Photographer. / 47 Wm. C. Fox, Lawyer. / 14 Frank P. Hobbs, Deputy Sheriff. Livery, Sale and / Boarding Stable. / 48 F. E. Cook, Livery, Sale and Boarding Stables. / 49 A. W. Wiggin, Real Estate." Matted. Unframed.

Material: Paper

Dimensions: H-19 W-28 inches

Credit Line: Gift of David Ruell

People: Norris, George E. (1855-1926), Burleigh, Lucien R. (1853-1923)

Subjects: Wolfeboro, NH, Townscapes, Bicentennials, Tourism, Manufacturing, Manufacturers, Reproductions, Bird's-eye view prints, Lake Winnipesaukee

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