RICHARD EDWARDS [Steel Engraved Portrait]

By: Cushing, Thomas

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1 pages; This is a steel engraved portrait of Richard Edwards extracted from Cushing's History of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, Including its Early Settlement... also Portraits of Some of its Prominent Men. Chicago: A. Warner & Co., 1889. The print measures 10" by 7" with the image and facsimile autograph centered; protective tissue guard in place. Richard Edwards, born in 1803 at Binghamton, NY, moved to Pittsburgh in 1824 and became a prominent Pittsburgh businessman. He started as a clerk in the drygoods business of William Bell. He advanced rapidly and became a partner in the business until 1842 when he withdrew to engage in the manufacture of iron and nails in partnership with James Wood and the Mcknight brothers. After that enterprise, Edwards went into business with David A. Morris in the manufacture of locks, latches and scales. After a business respite in Iowa, Edwards returned to Pittsburgh in 1862 entering into the insurance business. He died in 1884

Title: RICHARD EDWARDS [Steel Engraved Portrait]

Author Name: Cushing, Thomas

Categories: Biography and Autobiography, 19th Century, Americana and American History,

Publisher: Chicago, A. Warner Co.: 1889

Binding: Poster

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 8vo

Seller ID: 35319

Keywords: Pittsburgh Pennsylvania History Richard Edwards Allegheny County