View of Chestnut Street Philadelphia. [graphic] / Lith. of J. T. Bowen, Phila.

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View of Chestnut Street Philadelphia. [graphic] / Lith. of J. T. Bowen, Phila.

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Item No: pdcp00009
Title: View of Chestnut Street Philadelphia. [graphic] / Lith. of J. T. Bowen, Phila.
Historic Street Address: 419-423 Chestnut Street
Media Type: Lithographs
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Free Library of Philadelphia: Philadelphiana - Streets - Chestnut Street 4th-7th


Notes:

Original in the collections of the American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, Pa.


Notes:

Reproduction of lithographic view looking east on Chestnut Street from below Fifth Street showing the United States Hotel built in the early 1800s at 419-423 Chestnut. Includes the nearby business of A.L. Vanhorn, "Suspender Stock Russian Belt manufacturer" (403 Chestnut) and the adjacent "Bank" building (425 Chestnut). Also shows heavy street and pedestrian traffic, including two carriages parked in front of the hotel, men on horseback traveling in the street, and a couple strolling near men conversing in front of the steps to the Custom House (420 Chestnut Street), partially visible to the right of the image. Hotel purchased by the Philadelphia Bank in 1856.


Notes:

United States Hotel (Philadelphia, Pa.)


Notes:

Vanhorn, Abraham L.


Creation Year: ca. 1840
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.948853
Geocode Longitude:-75.147584

Creator Name: Bowen, John T., approximately 1801-1856? - Lithographer
Bowen, John T., approximately 1801-1856? - Publisher