Overall: 1/8 x 6 1/8 x 4 in. ( 0.3 x 15.6 x 10.2 cm )
Horizontal rectangular printed silk advertisement; image of the Brooklyn Bridge at the center.
Gift of the Estate of Isidore L. Rosenzweig, in Memory of Bessie and Isidore L. Rosenzweig, 1978
printed: across silk: "JOHN A. ROEBRING'S SONS Co. / Manufacturers of / C. G. ROEBLING / President / F. W. ROEBLING ? Sec'y & Treas. / WORKS / & OFFICE / TRENTON, N.J. / WIRE ROPE AND WIRE / 117 - 119 LIBERTY St. / H. L. SHIPPY, Manager. NEW-YORK, U.S.A. / LIVERMORE & KNIGHT, PROV. RI"
This printed advertisement was among the items found in the footlocker of William H. Paine, who served as a surveyor during the Civil War, from 1862-1865. Paine was responsible for devising systems and tools to better facilitate the surveyor's tasks, including patenting a coiled steel tape measure.
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