AFRICAN AMERICAN Taxi Cab Owner SIDNEY WIGFALL Antique Photo CLEARWATER FLORIDA. The "ebayPRYANKEE" watermark shown across the image is NOT on the actual photo.Fresh from a local estate. Photo dates to the very early 1900's. Notation on backside identifies the three individuals as: SIDNEY WIGFALL, his sister ADELINE JOHNSON, and her daughter GERTRUDE G JOHNSON members of the.
Not only was he one of the first black taxi drivers in the city, but also he owned his own cab. Wigfallwas recognized by Ripley's Believe It or Not for driving a Clearwater taxi for 46 years without getting a ticket or having an accident. Notice the "CLEARWATER, FLA" tag attached to front of vehicle. Original cardboard mat measures approximately 9 3/4" x 7 3/4", and actual image measures approximately 7" x 5". Wear and edge damage to cardboard mat, as shown.
Photo displays beautifully, with great contrast and focus. Crease at lower left corner, just below the front tires of the car. Guaranteed to be antique, and not a later copy or reproduction. All items are from a smoke-free home. I take extra care in packing, and you will never find inked newspaper touching your new treasures.
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