JAMES E. BREADING [Steel Engraved Portrait]

By: Cushing, Thomas

Price: $12.95

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1 pages; A steel engraved portrait of James E. Breading 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 portrait measures 10" by 7" with the image and facsimile autograph centered; protective tissue guard in place. Engraved by E. G. Williams. James E. Breading, the son of Judge Nathaniel Breading, was born on Tower Hill Farm in Fayette County, PA in 1789. In 1829 he moved to Pittsburgh and founded a large wholesale drygoods business in Pittsburgh in partnership with his brother-in-law George Hogg, under the name Breading and Hogg. He established the first ironworks at Sharpsburg, PA and participated in several other commercial ventures in Pittsburgh and the surrounding area.

Title: JAMES E. BREADING [Steel Engraved Portrait]

Author Name: Cushing, Thomas

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

Publisher: Chicago, A. Warner Co.: 1889

Binding: Print

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 8vo

Seller ID: 35325

Keywords: Pittsburgh Pennsylvania History James E. Breading Allegheny County