Item No: pdcl00038
Title: Front Street at Vine
Additional Title: Solomon Parker's house, west side of Front Street between Race & Vine
Historic Street Address:
Front & Vine Streets
Print and Picture Collection
"Fitzgerald's grocery shop, with its firemark between the upper windows, stands in a group of Colonial buildings among the oldest in the river-front area. These buildings are just inside the northern boundary of the old city."--OPEP, p. 38.
The street. Row houses with signs: "G.E. Fitzgerald Groceries, Wine and Liquor Store" ; "Rags, rope, iron, l... , copper, brass, and pewter". Barrels and men on sidewalk in front of store, one man sitting on stoop next door.
Reprinted in: Old Philadelphia in early photographs, 1839-1914/edited by Robert F. Looney. New York: Dover Publications, c1976.
Moran, John, 1831-1903 - Photographer