Item No: pdcl00054
Title: Pine Street at Penn
Additional Title: Southwest corner Penn and Pine Streets, 1868
Historic Street Address:
Penn and Pine Streets
Print and Picture Collection
"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.
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.
Reprinted in: Old Philadelphia in early photographs, 1839-1914/edited by Robert F. Looney. New York: Dover Publications, c1976.
Moran, John, 1831-1903 - Photographer