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Willcox & Gibbs
Like other manufacturers of the Victorian
period, Willcox and Gibbs were great
believers in putting on a show. Also,
like most other companies, the head
office had to be in New York.
There was no better address
Willcox and Gibbs Building,
New York City
Library of Congress,
Prints & Photographs Division,
[reproduction number, e.g., LC-USZ62-110212]
- 1862 Treadle with Glass tension discs
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