[Southwark Coffee & Spice Mills. J. O. Thornley.] [graphic] / On stone by R.F. Reynolds Phila.

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[Southwark Coffee & Spice Mills. J. O. Thornley.] [graphic] / On stone by R.F. Reynolds Phila.

Item Info

Item No: pdcp00011
Title: [Southwark Coffee & Spice Mills. J. O. Thornley.] [graphic] / On stone by R.F. Reynolds Phila.
Historic Street Address: 1215 South Third Street
Media Type: Lithographs
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Advertisement showing J.O. Thornley Coffee Roaster & Spice Factory at 1215 South Third Street in Southwark. Depicts the factory buildings, including a "coffee roasting" facility, in the left of the image. Horse-drawn factory wagons, one marked "J.O. Thornley Coffee Roaster & Spice Factory Southwark," drawn by horse are parked in, and arrive and depart from around the factory, including the alley between the complex and a residence (Mrs. Smith). A laborer hoists a barrel up the front of the main building while in the street below another moves a sack from a pile of them marked "D&B." Two marked barrels also appear in the pile. Sheds adjoin the main factory building, and workers are visible operating equipment within the structures. Also shows an elegantly-attired couple walking past the residence in the right of the image.


Notes:

Free Library of Philadelphia: Philadelphiana - Factories, etc.


Notes:

Spice trade


Notes:

Thornley, Joseph O.


Creation Year: ca. 1847
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.932817
Geocode Longitude:-75.149490

Creator Name: Reynolds, Robert F. - Artist
Kuhl, Frederick, b. ca. 1812 - Printer
Kuhl, Frederick, b. ca. 1812 - Publisher