[Notice for] View of Dedham, in scrapbook entitled Notices of My Views, Books, etc, ca. 1854 1876.
Boston Public Library, Print Department, Whitefield Collection
A notice pasted into a small scrap book announced the publication of the view. It indicated that the published view was distributed to the subscribers who were more than pleased with his efforts. The advertisement also advised other potential purchasers to order promptly, because the seven lithograph stones which were used to print the view could "not remain idle more than a few days and no more will be printed than are demanded by actual subscribers.
As a means of enticing further sales, he stated that the beautiful residences of several prominent citizens were distinguished features in its make-up. In a final promotional appeal, he remarked, Our people ought not only to be joyful, but thankful, at the chance of possessing a picture of the most beautiful village in the State.