Exterior view of S. C. Foy saddlery shop, housed in a one-story, brick building with a portico. The store sign reads "Saddle & Harness Maker, Leather Depot" and has a silhouetted prancing horse on top. Tack and saddles are displayed on the front and several men are posing for the camera. Mr. Foy was the father of Mary Foy, Los Angeles's first city librarian.
On March 26th in 1881, Italian designer Guccio Gucci was born! The house of Gucci stemmed from the family's saddlery shop. Subscribe to daily Fashion History facts on our blog! #fashion #designer #tifh
Interior of Joseph Sullivan's Montana Saddle and Harness Shop with stove from Dowagiac, MI (where my log home will be) He was the longest running and perhaps best saddle and harness maker in the old west. He plyed his trade for 60 years and outfitted everyone from Canadian Mounties to cowboys throughout the west and cowpunchers on the northern ranges. He was a friend of Charles Russel, the famous western artist, and a friend to open-range frontier cattlemen.
E. side of Main Street btwn Commercial and Requena Streets, 1868 (00059282) | jpg2.lapl.org/pics49/00059282.jpg Workman Brothers Saddlery - View of Workman Brothers Saddlery shop located in a two story, brick commercial building on Main Street between Commercial and Reguena. The shop has J.B. Saunders retail store on one side and a bathing emporium on the other. A large silhouetted sculpture of a prancing horse sits atop the building. 1868