Dock and Water StreetsHistorical Images of Philadelphia Looney Old Philadelphia in Early Photographs
Item No: pdcl00018
Title: Dock and Water Streets
Additional Title: Southeast corner of Dock and Water StreetsHistoric Street Address: Water and Dock Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes: "In 1860, Water Street was actually the river front and the location of wharfs and riverfront activity. This scene is close to the historic point of William Penn's landing and the Blue Anchor Inn, which marked the spot just north of Dock Street."--OPEP, p. 19.
Notes: The intersection, with large commercial building, with signs: "No. 2 Chains & Anchors, Daniel McCarthy, broker in iron and metals" ; "Commercial house" ; "Eugene Duffy" ; "Telegraph house". A man stands on sidewalk, trolley tracks on street. Horse-drawn carts on street.
Bibliography: Reprinted in: Old Philadelphia in early photographs, 1839-1914/edited by Robert F. Looney. New York: Dover Publications, c1976.
Creation Year: ca. 1860
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.142045
Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.4