(n. p.): (n. d.). Ca 1880s. Photograph: 4-1/2" x 6-3/4". Mount: 6-3/8" x 8-3/8". Mount age-toned, and some wear. Spot to lower left margin [just touching image]. Title penciled under photograph. Photograph with some browning & spotting, a bit faded to lower portion, though all details still visible. About Very Good. Item #44366
19th C. albumen photograph of the Walter Baker Pierce Mill, in Dorchester Massachusetts. "Built in 1872 after the designs of Nathanial J. Bradlee and Walter T. Winslow, the Pierce Mill at 1220 Adams Street is a three-story plus mansard Second Empire style brick building with four-story projecting central and end pavilions capped by peaked roofs and cast-iron cresting. Facade detailing includes decorative window lintels, moulded stringcourses, and bracketed cornice. Segmetally arched window openings characterize the third and fourth floors, and tall dormer windows extend the height of the building's mansard roof. Attached to the rear is a five-story brick building which was completed in 1868 and was originally known as the 'Steam Mill.'" [Dorchester Atheneum].