1921 Print Oil Refinery Oilville Skewan England Pipe - ORIGINAL HISTORIC ILW2


This is an original 1921 halftone print of a pipe system for crude oil transportation in Oilville, England. The article writes, "A town to be known as Oilville is under construction near Skewan, England, an undertaking with it is estimated will cost between six million and eight million pounds (thirty million to forty million dollars). The town will be surrounded by a wall eighteen miles long." It is uncertain whether or not the town was ever realized.


This 90+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. Some light surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note there is printing on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 2.75 x 5.25 inches; 7 x 13 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: Wharf, Queens Dock, Ship, Stone, Lubricant