The celebrated Blasius Pianos. Blasius & Sons piano manufacturers. [graphic] : Warerooms: 1101-1103-1119 Chestnut St. Factory: 2240-2242-2244, 2246-2248 North Ninth St. Philadelphia Pa.

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The celebrated Blasius Pianos. Blasius & Sons piano manufacturers. [graphic] : Warerooms: 1101-1103-1119 Chestnut St. Factory: 2240-2242-2244, 2246-2248 North Ninth St. Philadelphia Pa.

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Item No: pdcp00005
Title: The celebrated Blasius Pianos. Blasius & Sons piano manufacturers. [graphic] : Warerooms: 1101-1103-1119 Chestnut St. Factory: 2240-2242-2244, 2246-2248 North Ninth St. Philadelphia Pa.
Historic Street Address: 1119 Chestnut St.
Media Type: Chromolithographs
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Advertising card containing a romantic genre scene bordering captioned views of the Chestnut Street warerooms of the manufactory established in 1855. View captioned "Warerooms: 1119 Chestnut St." shows part of the front façade of the 4-story storefront marked "Blasius & Sons Piano Manufacturers." Patrons and pedestrians mill in front of the business. View captioned "Warerooms: 1101 & 1103 Chestnut St." shows the multiple-story storefront marked "Blasius & Sons Manufacturer of the Blasius Pianos." Several pedestrians walk in front of the large display windows and patrons enter the building. A horse-drawn carriage is parked in the street. In the left of the print, the genre scene set during the medieval period shows a troubadour serenading a lady from below her window.


Notes:

Blasius & Sons.


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Free Library of Philadelphia: Philadelphiana - Streets - Chestnut - 11th-12th


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Piano makers


Creation Year: ca. 1885
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.950256
Geocode Longitude:-75.158929

Creator Name: Hoover, Joseph - Lithographer
Hoover, Joseph - Publisher