The Big 6 Inn is a British pub, still operating as of 2016. It began as a beerhouse called The Bowling Green founded in 1857 by John (1824-1886) and William Horsfall, who brewed their own ale in a cottage on the property. From the 1880s, the pub also served as a venue for community activities, including the annual Chrysanthemum Exhibition. In 1894, their nephews William Henry Horsfall and George Horsfall (1856-1928) took over the business, and the pub became known as The Big 6. By 1908, George was running it himself. After his death in 1928, the pub was sold outside the family.
William Bramhall, Atlas Paper Works was a publisher and paper company operating from at least 1879 in Stockport, England, when the business appears in a commercial directory under the listings for paper merchants.
Condition: Generally very good with the usual overall light toning and wear. Outer margins with greater wear, some tape residue staining, short tears, and chips; all can be matted out when framing.
“Merchants–Paper.” The Commercial Directory and Shippers Guide. Liverpool: R.E. Fulton, 1879. Online at Google Books: http://books.google.com/books?id=yfMNAAAAQAAJ&pg=PA943 (4 February 2016).
Scargill, Christopher M. and Scargill, Sara F. “Big 6 Inn.” Big 6 Inn. http://www.thebig6inn.co.uk/history.html (4 February 2016).