Photograph Size: 9x12 | Ready to frame in any standard size frame | Frame Not Included | Archival Quality Reproduction |
Photograph Description: This is a picture of first oil wells pumping in the U.S.A. at Titusville, Pa., Venango Co. Published: c1939. Summary: Reproduction of photograph made in 1861, showing at left the 'Woodford Well, struck in Dec. 1861' and at right the 'Phillips Well, struck in Sept. 1861.' Image published with the following information 'The Phillips and Woodford Wells. Tarr Farm. Woodburytype. A.P.R.P. Co., Phila. From a photograph by Mather, of Titusville, in Dec. 1861' in the book: The early and later history of petroleum,... in western Pennsylvania. Philadelphia : Jas. B. Rodgers Co., 1873, frontispiece. Notes: J28162 U.S. Copyright Office Title from item.