Item No: pdcl00068
Title: Market Street, east from 6th
Additional Title: Market houses - Market Street east from 8th to 6th
Historic Street Address:
6th & market Streets
Print and Picture Collection
"This view shows the market sheds of High (now Market) Street. The hat at the upper right is a tradesman's sign."--OPEP, p. 74.
The street lined with buildings. Running down the center is a covered shed. Streetcar tracks in street, a street light on a corner, several carriages along street. Businesses include several shoe stores. Signs on buildings: "Chaffees, Stout & Co." ;
"Schafter & Roberts, Furness, Brinley & Co."
Reprinted in: Old Philadelphia in early photographs, 1839-1914/edited by Robert F. Looney. New York: Dover Publications, c1976.