1944 Print Commercial Solvents Peoria Illinois Chemical Smokestack Industry FZ7


This is an original 1944 halftone print of the Commercial Solvents Corporation plant in Peoria, Illinois. At the time of this image, the plant was the largest of all seven company plants. During the first World War the corporation produced a large quantity of gunpowder, and during World War II, produced penicillin.


This 67+ 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 there is printing on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 8.5 x 4 inches; 22 x 10 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, medical, medicine, wartime, war