Item No: pdcl00060
Title: State House
Additional Title: The State House, 1873
Historic Street Address:
6th & Chesnut Streets
Print and Picture Collection
"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.
The building with a statue of Washington in front.
Reprinted in: Old Philadelphia in early photographs, 1839-1914/edited by Robert F. Looney. New York: Dover Publications, c1976.
R. Newell & Son - Photographer