Item No: pdcl00037
Title: Front Street at Race
Additional Title: Front Street at Race, circa 1868
Print and Picture Collection
"Residences, warehouses and tradesmen's shops alike are crowded into this block at the waterfront."--OPEP, p. 37.
The street, unpaved, row buildings with signs: "248 Ales, Wines & Liquors" ; "A. Crist's Eating House, Meals at all hours" ; "Copper Smith" ; "Peopl... Eating S...". Laundry hangs from clotheslines. Carts parked on street.
Reprinted in: Old Philadelphia in early photographs, 1839-1914/edited by Robert F. Looney. New York: Dover Publications, c1976.
Moran, John, 1831-1903 - Photographer