Unattributed. “The Great Fertilizer. Whann’s Raw Bone Super Phosphate… Walton, Whann & Co's Works, Wilmington, Del.”
Safe Harbor, Lancaster Co., PA: A. R. Witmer, 1873. 15 3/8 x 13 ½. Chromolithograph printed by Lehman & Bolton, Philadelphia. Mounted to inside of atlas front cover as usually found. Water stain left hand side with some minor loss of paper at top from insect damage not affecting image. Else, fine condition.
A color advertisement that shows the fertilizer factory complex on the riverfront in Wilmington, Delaware. This company was located just to the right of the Market Street Bridge where the parking lot for Tubman Garrett Riverfront Park is today.