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City of Prodigious Tonnage

Scanned stamp of human figure, Atlas-like, laboring under
a huge sphere.

Caption: Pittsburgh: City of Prodigious Tonnage: Leads World in Glass, Firebrick, White Lead, Tin-Plate, Cork and Aluminum.
Notes: One of a series of stamps issued by the Pittsburg Dispatch. Size: approximately 2" x 1.5" (5cm x 4cm).
Date: Approx. 1911-1922.
From the Collections of the Pennsylvania Department,
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.

Thumbnail: Scanned stamp of worker wielding 
sledge hammer (detail). Return to Index of Thumbnails.