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Object Name Handbill
Date January 1882
Title [Advertisement for Staten Island Fancy Dyeing Establishment, Barrett, Nephews & Company]
Description Advertising flyer with black print on lightweight off-white paper. Heading: "JANUARY, 1882. / Staten Island Fancy Dyeing Establishment, Barrett, Nephews & Company, 5 & 7 John Street, New York City." Several paragraphs of text describe the services offered. C.T. Barrett is listed as President of the company and Abm. C. Wood as Vice President and Treasurer. Branch office addresses in New York City, Brooklyn, Philadelphia and Baltimore are listed. Reverse has illustration of factory complex with caption "DYE WORKS OF BARRETT, NEPHEWS & CO., CHERRY LANE STATEN ISLAND N.Y."
Ownership and History The factory buildings shown in the illustration on this flyer were located on Cherry Lane (now Forest Avenue, near Barrett Avenue, Port Richmond).
Earliest Date 1882
Latest Date 1882
Material Paper
Subjects Ephemera
Textile industry
Cleaning establishments
Lexicon Sub-category Advertising Medium
Catalog Number X16.0205
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, October 2016.
Legal Status Items represented here are from the collections of the Staten Island Historical Society. Materials reproduced for personal non-commercial use must credit the Staten Island Historical Society. Commercial licensing is available.