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Item No: pdcl00060
Title: State House
Additional Title: The State House, 1873
Historic Street Address: 6th & Chesnut Streets
Media Type: Albumen Prints
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes: "Select and Common Councils of Philadelphia, which met in the State House from 1854 to 1895, were probably in session when this photograph was taken from a building standing opposite across Chestnut Street."--OPEP, p. 64.
Notes: The building with a statue of Washington in front.
Bibliography: Reprinted in: Old Philadelphia in early photographs, 1839-1914/edited by Robert F. Looney. New York: Dover Publications, c1976.

Creation Year: 1873
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.9488
Geocode Longitude:-75.1501

Creator Name: R. Newell & Son - Photographer