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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 Roadster on Riverside Drive in New York
Written on verso: 'Matheson Silent Six Roadster on Riverside Dr., NYC, 1910. Matheson Silent Six Roadster of 1910, 1911, or 1912. All of these models were the same during these three years. This original print was taken on Riverside Dr. by Spooner and Wells, famous automobile photographers of New York, for publicity use. Mr. Frank Matheson recalls that Allan Kirby owned one of thse roadsters, which was known by the irreverent in Wilkes-Barre as 'The Box of Violets.'
Spooner & Wells
Matheson Automobile Company
New York (N.Y.)
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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