Merchants Research Portal

Timber Straddler Outside The Harkness & Hiller Factory
Timber Straddler Outside The Harkness & Hiller Factory, Annandale Australia


Merchant, a merchant is a business person who trades in commodities produced by other people in order to earn a profit. The status of the merchant has varied during different periods of history and among different societies. Merchants have often been the subject of works of art.

Welcome to the Merchant category. Please use this category for your research projects pertaining to "merchants" or otherwise "retailers". For example you may want to create a page about a retailer and how that retailer was established, when they opened their doors, sales volume, history of, and much more.

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File Gallery: Merchants

  ID T Name Actions
633 Shopsmith Logo
575 Laguna Tools Logo
574 Woodcraft Supply Logo
264 1922 Detroit Store
Smykowski Bros. Grocery, 1922, located 31st and Herbert Street, Detroit. This is a reduced-resolution photo scanned from original. On the left is Leo Smykowski in the center is Stefan Smykowski, the person on the right is unknown. The Smykowskis, Polish immigrants, ran three stores in Detroit, the last one closed in the early 1970s.
Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:1922_Detroit_store.jpg
Attribution: Billwhittaker at en.wikipedia [Public domain, CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0) or GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html)]
19 Timber Straddler
Photographic print, black and white, timber staddler bearing sign ‘Wallis Bros Ltd Timber Merchants Annandale’ outside the Harkness and Hillier factory, Milton Kent, photographer, Five Dock, New South Wales, Australia.

Attribution: By Powerhouse Museum from Sydney, Australia [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/powerhouse_museum/4580643508/

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