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Finnesey & Kobler photographs of delivery wagons

1900-1920
 Collection
Accession: 1989-267

Abstract

Established in 1909, Finnesey & Kobler manufactured delivery wagons and carriages. This collection consists of thirteen builders photographs of wagons made by Finnesey & Kobler, N.E. corner Brown and 27th Streets, Philadelphia. Each wagon is posed in front of the office and warehouse.

Dates

  • 1900-1920

Creator

Extent

13 item(s)

General Physical Description

13 photographic prints : b&w ; 8 x 10 in. on boards.

Historical Note

Established in 1909, Finnesey & Kobler manufactured delivery wagons and carriages. The factory was located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at the northeast corner Brown and 27th Streets and then in 1915 at 26th and Parrish Streets. Later Finnesey & Kobler went on to manufacture automobiles.

Scope and Content

This collection consists of thirteen builders photographs of wagons made by Finnesey & Kobler, N.E. corner Brown and 27th Streets, Philadelphia. Each wagon is posed in front of the office and warehouse. The following firms' wagons are shown: Ackers (coffee bean sellers); Fred P. Bell (grocer); Bradley's Great Western Market (butcher); William Davis (bakery); E. H. Foster (painter); C. G. Hause & Brother (feed and grain); Hutchison Baking Company; Jones's Bread; Keystone Supply & Mfg. Company (plumbers and steam supplies); Thomas Massey & Company; Scott-Powell Dairies with oversize milk can and two drivers; Wilson & Rogers (butcher). Some of the prints have a photographer's stamp verso.

Location

GL Box 2.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Language of Materials

English


Additional Information

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Finding Aid & Administrative Information

Title:
Finnesey & Kobler photographs of delivery wagons
Status:
Date:
2014
Description rules:
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description:
English
Script of description:
Latin

Repository Details

Repository Details

Part of the Audiovisual Collections Repository

Contact:
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