Item No: pdcl00028
Title: Front Street at Pine, northeast corner
Additional Title: Northeast corner of Front and Pine Streets, 1868
Historic Street Address:
Front and Pine Streets
Print and Picture Collection
"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.
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.
Reprinted in: Old Philadelphia in early photographs, 1839-1914/edited by Robert F. Looney. New York: Dover Publications, c1976.
Moran, John, 1831-1903 - Photographer