The Potato King, 1889

Alexander Stewart of Argyle, Washington County, otherwise known as the Duke of Argyle and the Potato King

Mr. Stewart is one of the largest produce merchants at the Atlantic Basin. He was also predominant at the Washington Market in Manhattan.

His produce boats provided seed potatoes to the farmers of Long Island, from the India Wharf and Central Pier.


Farmers Preparing for Spring

Farmers Preparing for Spring

Source: The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, March 13, 1889, p. 1 | Creator: The Brooklyn Daily Eagle View File Details Page



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