1911 Ad Barrett Tarvia A Prevent Road Dust Franklin Street Annapolis EM2


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