JOSIAH COPLEY [Steel Engraved Portrait]

By: Cushing, Thomas

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1 pages; A steel engraved portrait of Josiah Copley 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. Josiah Copley, born in Shippensburg in 1803, was bound to John McCahan in 1818 as an apprentice printer. In 1825 the young printer entered into business with John Croll publishing the Kittanning Gazette. The Gazette was successful from the start and Mr. Copley was connected with newspapers the rest of his life. His greatest prominence was associated with the Pittsburgh Gazette which began in 1838. After a few years, Mr. Copley retired to write and contributed to a mumber of periodicals. He passed away in 1885.

Title: JOSIAH COPLEY [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: 35327

Keywords: Pittsburgh Pennsylvania History Josiah Copley Allegheny County Journalism 19th Century Newspapers