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Trow City Directory Company

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Stock Number: 3613
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Intricately engraved antique stock certificate from the Trow City Directory Company dating back to the 1890's. This document, which is signed by the company Secretary, measures approximately 10 1/4" (w) by 6 1/2" (h).

This certificate's beautiful vignette features  a cherub holding a picture of a printing press. The cherub is surrounded by books and a Genii's lamp.

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You will receive the exact certificate pictured.

    Historical Context

    The Trow City Directory was - as the title implies - was a city directory of businesses. It was the brainchild of John Fowler Trow.

    Born in Andover, Massachusetts, Trow moved to New York in 1833. He began publishing city directories in 1848. His business eventually became "John F. Trow & Son," the son being John Fowler Trow, Jr.

    The publisher then became "John F. Trow & Co." Employees included Peter C. Baker. After Trow's death in 1886, Trow's Directory continued annually for some years.

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