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1902 Ad United Engineering Contracting Metropolitan Museum New York ARC3

1902 Ad United Engineering Contracting Metropolitan Museum New York ARC3

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This is an original 1902 black and white print ad for complete plants for illumination and industrial purposes, electric transmission and distribution and electric writing equipment by The United Engineering and Contracting Company located at 13-21 Park Row, City of New York. This ad has a picture of the new wing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

A list of places that have the electric light and power plants:

Mercantile Building, 395 Broadway; Hotel Martinique, New York; Yeast Plant, Fleischman & Company, Peekskill, New York; Weston Electric Instrument Company, Waverly Park, New Jersey; William De Muth & Company, Brooklyn; Hanover National Bank Building.

A list of places with electric wiring and equipment:

American Exchange National Bank Building, New York; Caledonian Insurance Company Building, New York; Earl Hall, Columbia University; Mercantile Buildings, 87 Fifth Avenue, 373 Broadway, 19 West and 15th and 22 West 19th Street, New York City; Lehn & Fink Building, 120 William and 76 John Streets; Hallenbeck Printing House, Pearl and Park Streets.

Customer residences:

H. B. Hollins, 12 West 56th Street; H. W. Poor, 1 Lexington Avenue; S. L. Cromwell, 8 East 53rd Street; C. T. Barney, 101 East 38th Street; Joseph Pulitzer, 17 to 23 East 73rd Street; S. D. Ripley, East 69th Street; J. F. D. Lanier, 123 East 35th Street; H. D. Babcock, East 52nd Street; S. T. Peters, Islip, Long Island.


This 109+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. Some light surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 3.75 x 10.25 inches; 10 x 26 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: Vintage Advertising, Construction