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The Hagley Digital Archives provides online access to selected items from the Hagley Library's collection of images, documents, and publications related to the history of business, technology, and society.
Matheson Silent Six Models near F. M. Kirby residence
note with image: 'Series B Speedster, Series C Roadster, Series B Toy Tonneau, Series C Touring. River Street. Wilkes-Barre. 1912.' Written on verso: 'This beautiful and nostalgic photograph was made in Wilkes-Barre near F.M. Kirby's home about 1912. It shows the four Matheson Silent Six models which the Matheson Co. hoped would pull it out of the slump then affecting the sale of expensive cars. However, less than a year after this picture was made, the directors voted to liquidate.'
Matheson Automobile Company
1 photographic reproduction : b&w ; 4 x 5 in.
digitized other analog
Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library
Matheson Automobile Company photographs (Accession 1989.327)
Negative/Picture File. Item loaned for copy to Hagley Museum and Library by Binney Bealle, October 26, 1989. Images scanned from copies of originals on 4x5 prints.
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Matheson Automobile Company photographs (Accession 1989.327), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
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