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Bridesburg Machine Works lithograph

circa 1856
 Collection
Identifier: 1969-163

Abstract

The Bridesburg Machine Works of Alfred Jenks & Son were manufacturers of cotton and wool carding spinning and weaving machinery, shafting and millgearing. The lithograph shows the plant exterior, people in the street, and a delivery wagon carrying textile machinery. Vignettes of machines surround the main view.

Dates

  • circa 1856

Creator

Extent

1 item(s)

General Physical Description

1 print : lithograph, color ; 47 x 75 cm.

Historical Note

The Bridesburg Machine Works of Alfred Jenks & Son was located in the Bridesburg section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The company were manufacturers of cotton and wool carding spinning and weaving machinery, shafting and millgearing.

Scope and Content

The view shows the plant exterior, people in the street, and a delivery wagon carrying textile machinery. Vignettes of machines surround the main view.

Published by J. H. Colton & Co. in Colton's Atlas of America.

Location

Drawer A-16

Access Restrictions

This item is available for research.

Related Material

Second copy AVD 1975.279.3

Language of Materials

English


Additional Information

Related Names

Creator

Finding Aid & Administrative Information

Title:
Bridesburg Machine Works lithograph
Status:
Online
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

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