Manufacturer of artists' materials,
including paints, papers, and other supplies. Records contain trade catalogs and price
lists, paint formula books, sample books, and business papers, trade catalogs and sample
books of other companies, and lectures written and delivered by F. Weber.
Successors to Janentzky & Weber Manufacturers & Importers, F. Weber & Company,
Inc. was established in 1853 and incorporated in 1920. The company manufactured artists
supplies, including painting and drawing supplies, mathematical instruments, materials for
gilders, sign and coach-painters, china decorators, engineers, lithographers, etchers and
engravers, as well as materials for pyrography or wood burning, and wax and paper flowers.
Their main office was located at 1125 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, and branch houses
existed at 709 Locust St., St.Louis, Missouri, and 5 North Charles Street, Baltimore,