Cincinnati: The Elm Street Printing Co., 1872. Ephemera. Item #30893
A group of six mounted albumen photographs by Cincinnati photographer James Landy from the book Cincinnati Past and Present: or, Its Industrial History published in 1872. Each photo bears a facsimile of their respective signatures. Includes Samuel Fosdick (1801-1881), Sheriff of Hamilton County and owner of the first cotton factory of Cincinnati; Jason Evans (1807-1876), banker and owner of Evans & Swift; Michael Eckert (1815-1877), prominent businessman; John Whetstone (?-1877), Director of the Cincinnati Equitable Insurance Company and of the Firemen's Insurance Company of Cincinnati; Charles H. Wolff) (? - ?) Owner of Chas. H. Wolff & Co.; Thomas Yeatman (1805-1878) Naval officer, prominent businessman and wine producer. Each image measures 10 x 15 cm (20 x 24 cm overall) and all except one bear the facsimile signature of the subject. Very light toning and mild wear to the edges of the leaves.; 20 x 24.5 cm.