Item No: pdcl00043
Title: Market sheds, 2nd Street
Additional Title: 2nd Street Market, north from Lombard
Historic Street Address:
2nd & Lombard Streets
Print and Picture Collection
"The view here is toward the north from Lombard Street. Any traces of the original sheds that may have existed by this time are quite invisible in the photograph."--OPEP, p. 46.
Vendor stalls and sheds. People standing about; numerous horses and wagons in street. Sign for a bar above some of the stalls: "C. Schmidt & Sons [Pils]ner & Puritan Beer."
Reprinted in: Old Philadelphia in early photographs, 1839-1914/edited by Robert F. Looney. New York: Dover Publications, c1976.