Item No: pdcl00022
Title: Dock Street at Walnut
Additional Title: Dock Street below 3rd
Historic Street Address:
Dock and Walnut Streets
Print and Picture Collection
"This view is of the intersection of Dock and Walnut Streets, where a collection of restaurants catered to longshoremen, traders and seamen alike."--OPEP, p. 23.
Buildings along street, among which are "Kitsch's Hotel" ; "A. Maegern" (with signs, "Restaurant a la carte" and "Imported beer") ; "St. David's Restaurant" ; "Peter Mettetal's Restaurant" ; "Geo. Williams Restaurant & Dining Saloon". People on street. On sidewalk is a street light and a fire hydrant.
Reprinted in: Old Philadelphia in early photographs, 1839-1914/edited by Robert F. Looney. New York: Dover Publications, c1976.
A917.481 P536 v.11