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1923 Print W. J. Newman Chicago Excavation Contractor - ORIGINAL CP1

1923 Print W. J. Newman Chicago Excavation Contractor - ORIGINAL CP1

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W. J. Newman of W. J. Newman Company, Wrecking Excavation and Foundation Contractors.

This is an original 1923 black and white print of W. J. Newman whose company worked on the Federal Bank Building, the Chicago Temple Building and the Illinois Merchants Bank Building.

Period Paper has obtained an unusual collection of prints with character sketches of Chicago movers and shakers from the 1920's. These men (yes, they are all male) were active in the business, industrial, and professional life of the city, and they are depicted here in a cartoon-style format with an illustrative and humorous verse by J. P. McEvoy.

CONDITION

This 88+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. No aging. No creases. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Print; Black & White / Grayscale
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 8.5 x 12 inches; 22 x 30 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)

CP1C23