This is an original 1911 black and white print ad for Tarvia, a road preserver and dust preventer by the Barrett Manufacturing Company. This particular ad features Franklin Street in Annapolis, Maryland, which was treated with Tarvia A.
This 100+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. No natural defects. Some light surface rub. No tears. No water damage. There is bleed through on this ad.
Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
Grade: Very Fine ++
Dimensions: Approximately 5.75 x 8.25 inches; 15 x 21 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, City Engineer, City Engineering, J. C. Little, W. W. Crosby, Chief Engineer, Maryland State Roads Commission, Tarvia B, Tarvia X, Road Construction