[Business and Mercantile History]
[Business and Mercantile History]
[Business and Mercantile History]
[Business and Mercantile History]
[Business and Mercantile History]
[Business and Mercantile History]

[Business and Mercantile History]

Philadelphia, PA: The Philadelphia Museums, [circa 1905]. 26 silver gelatin prints measuring 7" x 9 1/8" on thick card mounts measuring 9 3/4" x 11 7/8". Around the turn of the century Philadelphia Museums produced these large photos for use in Pennsylvania public schools. Each card contains an enormous amount of descriptive text on the back and around 200,000 of these were distributed, which is why so many have survived. This collection contains the following: 1. Blast Furnace and Molding Floor, Alabama; 2. Harvesting Flax, Washington; 3. Baling Cotton, Arkansas; 4. Tea Leaves, Flowers and Fruit; 5. Graphite Mine, Ceylon (Sri Lanka) ; 6. Making Cocoanut Oil, Ceylon; 7. Cocoanut Plantation, Ceylon; 8. Paddy Fields, Ceylon; 9. Shearing Sheep, New South Wales, Australia; 10. A Flock of Sheep, New South Wales Australia; 11. Going to Market, Japan; 12. Cutting Rice, Japan; 13. Feeding Silk Worms, Japan; 14. Reeling Silk, Japan; 15. Weaving, Japan; 16. Preparing Tea, Pan Firing, Japan; 17. Transplanting Rice, Japan; 18. Separating Rice from the Straw, Japan; 19. Opening Cocoants, Philippine Islands; 20. Iron Furnace, Hankow China; 21. Cacao Tree in Fruit, Trinidad; 22. Drying Cacao, Trinidad; 23. Opening Caco Fruit, Jamaica; 24. Picking Coffee, Brazil; 25. Drying Coffee, Costa Rica; 25. Coffee Tree, Costa Rica. Condition: Photos generally near fine or better on very good or better mounts showing light wear. Please do not hesitate to contact us for additional information and/or photos and we will respond promptly. We package our items carefully, ship daily, and have a no hassle returns policy--your satisfaction is guaranteed. We are members of the Texas Booksellers Association and the Independent Online Booksellers Association and adhere to their rules of ethics. PLEASE NOTE THAT this is a heavy item that will require addtional postage. Item #1207

Price: $175.00

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