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James Pain & Sons Fireworks


 This letter is in response to a request from R.W. McMichael for additional fireworks and their prices from James Pain & Sons Fireworks Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information

   



JAMES PAIN & SONS,
LONDON.

HENRY J. PAIN,
NEW YORK.

PYROTECHNISTS
AND CONTRACTORS FOR
ILLUMINATIONS AND DECORATIONS

OFFICES of JAMES PAIN & SONS 109 JOHN ST.

PAIN'S GORGEOUS SPECTACULAR PRODUCTIONS

THE GREAT FIRE OF LONDON.
THE SIEGE OF SEBASTOPOL.
THE BURNING OF MOSCOW.
THE LAST DAYS OF POMPEII.
THE SIEGEOF PEKIN.
THE BOMBARDMENT OF ALEXANDRIA &C. &C.
AT
MANHATTAN BEACH, NEW YORK.
ATLANTIC CITY, NEW JERSEY.
LOUISVILLE, KY.
ST. LOUIS, MO.
BOSTON, MASS. Etc.

PAIN'S CELEBRATED
MANHATTAN BEACH FIREWORKS.
GORGEOUS PYROTECHNIC DISPLAYS AND ILLUMINATIONS. DISPLAYS OF ANY MAGNITUDE UNDERTAKEN IN ANY PART OF THE WORLD. ALSO ARTISTICALLY BEAUTIFUL ILLUMINATIONS WITH PAIN'S PATENT PRISMATIC FAIRY LAMPS FOR GARDEN PARTIES, WEDDINGS OR ANY FESTIVITIES
CAREFULLY SELECTED CASES OF FIREWORKS AT $25-$50-$100 READY FOR FIRING A SPECIALTY.

IN EUROPE
Messrs. Pain have on many recent occasions been specially engaged to display before
H.M. Queen Victoria.
Their
R.H. Prince & Princess of Wales.
I.R.H. Crown Prince and Princess of Germany.
Their I.H. Czarawich & Czarina of Russia.
Their M. The Kings of Spain & Portugal and
the principal Nobility of Europe and many Municipalities and Towns too numerous to mention.

AMERICAN DISPLAYS.
Manhattan Beach from 1879 to Date.
The Southern Exposition, Louisville, Ky.
Winner of the great International Contest at Nantasket Beach, Boston,
Unveiling at Bartholdi Statue of Liberty in N.Y. Harbor 1886.

Celebration Queen's Jubilee on Staten Island, June 21.-87
Toronto Exposition 1884 to Date.
The New Orleans Universal Exposition.
Pittsburg Exposition, 83-4
The Illuminations and Fireworks at Congress Springs Park, Saratoga.
Dedication State Capitol Building. 1888 Austin, Texas.

WESTERN OFFICE THEARLE & COOPER
PULLMAN BUILDING
CHICAGO.

New York: 2 August 1889

Mr. R.W. McMichael
Allegany County Centennial
Cumberland, Md.

Dear Sir,

In reply to your favor, we shall be happy to supply your requirements in the way of fireworks. On such occasions, the displays we are in the habit of furnishing range in amounts from $500.00 upwards, and we always introduce special devices such as portraits in fire of eminent citizens
or local celebrities connected with the occasion.
Suitable mattees in fire bearing on the subject or anything else appropriate to the event. If you will kindly name the sum you think of expending and how many displays you will have, we will forward a programme of the best we ca do especially arranged for the occasion.

Yours truly,
James Pain & Sons




ID:
acca033

Creator:
Jame's Pain & Sons

Notes:
One letter and envelope written in black ink with the letterhead showing an eagle in flight and a description of the company, James Pain & Sons.

Date:
1889

Collection Location:
Allegany County Library

Original Size:
28.1cm x 21.4cm

Subject:
Entertainers; History (Md.)

Coverage:
Eastern United States, 1889

 
 
Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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