THOMAS DOLAN & COMPANY, MANUFACTURERS OF WOOLENS AND WORSTEDS, PHILADELPHIA.

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Thomas Dolan & Company, Manufacturers of Woolens and Worsteds, Philadelphia.

Engraving, c.1885.
Image size 5 9/16 x 8 1/2" (14.2 x 21.6 cm).
Good condition, crease in the upper right margin corner and some discoloration in the sky. Modern handcolor.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 98562
Price: $75.00
Publisher :
P.F. Goist, del. A.H. Ritchie, sc.

Thomas Dolan (1834-1914) was a self-made individual who masterfully wove himself into the social and political atmosphere of the day. He was the president of the Quaker City Dye Works Company, United Gas Improvement Company and the Brush Electric Light Company; vice president of the National Association of Wool Manufacturers, and the Union League Club; a trustee of the Pennsylvania Museum of Industrial Art; a member of the Philadelphia Textile Manufacturers Association; founding member of the Union League in Philadelphia; and was part of the directorship of various schools, banks, insurance agencies and companies in Philadelphia and the Northeast. He also played an important role in founding the Philadelphia Textile School.
18th-19th Century Subjects , Town Views - United States , Pennsylvania - Philadelphia