Photograph of over 20 men, some with characteristic tools of their trade in hand: paintbrushes, wallpaper, palette & stick, and some clothed in work-worn overalls & jackets; possibly a gathering of the members of the International Brotherhood of Decorators Painters and Paperhangers, or the Broadway theatrical associative offshoot of that union, the American Society of Scene Painters; photographic studio imprint below the image of John Maier Photos and address, N.E. Cor. Boulevard and W. 63d St. New York.; image size 7 5/8" x 9 1/2" approx.; with the remains of the mount card surrounding; back of the mount cardstock with pencil notation, "5 Houses bet. 8th Ave and Boulevard Nov. 17 1893 Decorators Painters and Paperhangers for N. S. Cubberley"; our research indicates that Cubberley was involved in the building trades at the time in NYC; mount card cracked, worn, taped on back; photograph in very good condition, nicely taken, subjects offering humor and with good clarity; very good condition and an interesting occupational image from the latter part of the 19th century in New York City. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: 1893 Large Format Photograph of the ...
Publisher: John Maier Photos
Publication Date: 1893
Binding: Not Bound
Book Condition: Very Good
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