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