1937 Print Dmitri Kessel Koppers Coal Philadelphia Pennsylvania Coke Oven FZ3


This is an original 1937 halftone print at the Koppers plant in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The caption writes, "Koppers 100,000 ton coal reservoir at Philadelphia feeds the coke ovens 2,000 tons a day." From there, the ovens would break up the coal into coke, gas, and tar. Photography by Dmitri Kessel.


This 74+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9 x 11.5 inches; 23 x 29 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: manufacturing, industry, natural resources, coal tar, chemical, carbon, architecture