Item No: pdch00025
Title: City Hall Statues
Historic Street Address:
Broad & Market Streets
Print and Picture Collection
Image taken by Philadelphia Evening Bulletin photographer Charles T. Higgins
This 1949 image shows workers on scaffolding in front of the City Hall building; they are applying a protective coating to one of the bronze City Hall statues, before returning it to its elevated place on the City Hall tower.
Notes on the negative's envelope read: “July 29, 1953 City Hall statues; coat of patina is applied to one of the statues"
Higgins, Charles - Photographer