|Title||Street clock in front of Theo Wolfe Watchmaker, Seattle, ca. 1907 |
|Photographer||Seward, Austin |
|Date||ca. 1907 |
|Caption||Street clocks such as this one were popular during the first two decades of the 1900s and were often found in front of jewelry and watchmaking shops. Jos. Mayer and Bros. began in 1897 in Seattle and manufactured many clocks during the first two decades of the 1900s. Joseph Mayer and Bros. assembled this street clock and many others in Seattle. |
This clock, made for Theo Wolfe Watchmaker, is located at 219 Pike Street. It is shaped like a pocket watch, and there is also a smaller clock attached to a sign in front of the building.
|Notes||Other businesses visible in the photograph include Union Bakery and Restaurant, St. Paul Dentists and Snoqualmie Hotel. |
Caption on photo: Jos. Mayer and Bros.
Austin Seward worked for both Pierson and Co. Photo and Bainbridge Studios. This photograph is not stamped or otherwise marked with a studio attribution, and is assumed to have been taken by Austin Seward.
|Subjects||Street clocks—Washington (State)—Seattle ; Storefronts—Washington (State)—Seattle |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)—Seattle|
Pike Street (Seattle, Wash.)
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||1980.6877.5.45 |
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|Credit Line||Austin Seward Photograph Collection, Museum of History & Industry, Seattle; All Rights Reserved |
|Repository||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle (MOHAI). |
|Repository Collection||Austin Seward Photograph Collection |
|Physical Description||1 photographic print on linen backing: b&w; 7.5 x 9.5 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from original photograph as 4350 pixel TIFF image in 16-bit grayscale, resized to 700 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop CS2. |
|Photographer's Reference Number||183 |