In the late 1890s, photography studios and jewelry supply companies capitalized on the growing trend of applying photographs to watch dials and cases. This novel feature was accomplished by a.
Pictured: Enamel Watch Dial Featuring Portrait Photograph, c.1891 In the 1890s, as photographic techniques were quickly advancing, the practice of placing portraits on enamel watch dials and case caps became.
For those of us currently missing baseball, here is a photograph of the Rockford Watch Company baseball team, c.1910. The team played in the Rockford Industrial Athletic League for many.
Years ago, I acquired a stereoscopic view of the National Watch Company factory (Elgin), originally photographed by Spencer Manley Adams around 1874. I recently came across a second Adams view.