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Pine Street at Penn

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Item No: pdcl00054
Title: Pine Street at Penn
Additional Title: Southwest corner Penn and Pine Streets, 1868
Historic Street Address: Penn and Pine Streets
Media Type: Albumen Prints
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes: "Scaffolding on the front indicates the impending invasion of a commercial enterprise at this erstwhile residence dating from the early 1800s. Water Street at this point was called Penn Street. It is now obliterated by recent construction of roadways."--OPEP, p. 56.
Notes: Row houses with wooden scaffolding around first floor of first house. Next door are two businesses, "Mexico House" ; "M. Gilroy, dealer in Wines and Liquors &c." A horse and cart stands in front.
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 Latitude:39.942737
Geocode Longitude:-75.142633

Creator Name: Moran, John, 1831-1903 - Photographer