Front Street at Pine, northeast cornerHistorical Images of Philadelphia Looney Old Philadelphia in Early Photographs
Item No: pdcl00028
Title: Front Street at Pine, northeast corner
Additional Title: Northeast corner of Front and Pine Streets, 1868Historic Street Address: Front and Pine Streets
Media Type: Albumen Prints
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes: "Edward Thornton had his taproom, called the Great Ale Vaults, in the basement of this handsome building. Water Street is visible at the extreme right."--OPEP, p. 29.
Notes: The building on intersection, with signs: "Edw. Thornton, wines and liquors" ; "Edw. Thornton Great Ale Vaults." Trolley tracks on street. Facing photographer, one man sitting on stoop next door, and another standing on below ground staircase.
Bibliography: Reprinted in: Old Philadelphia in early photographs, 1839-1914/edited by Robert F. Looney. New York: Dover Publications, c1976.
Creation Year: 1868
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.1436
Creator Name: Moran, John, 1831-1903 - Photographer