History of the discovery & production of oil in America 1859 to 1930

 Featured is a precise replica of a stock certificate from the Philadelphia & Boston Petroleum Co. dated March 17, 1865. It displays a beautiful detailed vignette engraving of their actual or potential oil operations. Surrounding this certificate, going clockwise from the upper-left corner is the first successful planned oil well by Drake in 1859, Stockholder's Tour of Palmer Union Oil Co. in CA -1910, Title block w/ two early oil well gushers, Signal Hills - CA - c.1920, Bradford Oil Exchange in Pennsylvania - c.1879, a giant Texas oil field - c.1915, the Augusta Field - Kansas, Driver's Training begins - c.1920, a gusher in Pennsylvania Fields - c.1879, Roughnecks fills shell with nitro for shooting the well - c.1925, Canonburg (PA) Oil Field c.1930, a Roughneck at work, Goose Creek Oil Field (Texas) - c.1925, Crude oil stills and can factory in Port Arthur - Texas c.1930, an Oklahoma Oil Field - c.1925. All are sharp duotone photographs with captions.

Large signed & numbered limited edition of 500. Image size: 23.5" X 35.5" Margins: .5" (It will fit into a stock 24"x 36" frame)

B-22 American Oil Duotone Print* ... $150. ORDER-INFO FORM

*A certified light fast archival giclée art print. Processed with archival pigment inks & 100% cotton acid-free watercolor matte art paper independently tested to last (under glass) in normal room light & conditions 50+ years without noticeable fading. Frame it yourself or by your local professional framer.


B-22M American Oil Duotone Print ... $100. ORDER-INFO FORM

(Processed with archival pigment inks on quality non-cotton matte art paper)

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