[Bird's eye view looking west on Chestnut from above Sixth Street, Philadelphia] [graphic].

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[Bird's eye view looking west on Chestnut from above Sixth Street, Philadelphia] [graphic].

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Item No: pdcp00008
Title: [Bird's eye view looking west on Chestnut from above Sixth Street, Philadelphia] [graphic].
Historic Street Address: 6th & Chestnut Streets
Media Type: Lithographs
Source: Print and Picture Collection
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American Sunday-School Union


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Free Library of Philadelphia: Philadelphiana - Streets - Chestnut - 6th-7th


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Howell, Finn & Co.


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Jone Hotel (Philadelphia, Pa.)


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View predominately shows the businesses (with pre-consolidation addresses) on the 600 block of Chestnut Street. Includes a three-quarter view of William S. Mariten, publisher & bookseller (144, i.e., 608) in addition to full views of the American Sunday School Union tenanted by Howell, Finn & Co. Paper Hangings (146, i.e., 610); the Jones Hotel (148-152, i.e., 616-620); and the William Waln residence, partially obscured by trees, at the corner of 7th and Chestnut streets. A man stands in the doorway of the wallpaper store as nearby a man reads the posted, encased bulletins of the American Sunday School Union. A woman enters the ASSU building that also bears a "Penna. Bible Society" sign. Pedestrians walk on the sidewalk and a man greets a woman in front of one of the entrances of the hotel at which carriages and a wagon are parked. On the block and at the distant intersection a man rides horseback and a horse-drawn carriage, wagon, and omnibus travel. Also shows blocks of buildings above Seventh Street as part of the vista. William S. Martien printed as an individual in Philadelphia between 1835 and 1854. American Sunday School Union tenanted 146 Chestnut Street 1827-1853. Jones Hotel was originally buil t circa 1800 by Jacob Vogdes as the residence of Benjamin Say.


Notes:

Waln, William, 1775-1875


Creation Year: ca. 1850
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.949221
Geocode Longitude:-75.150799