Item No: pdcl00072
Title: Black Bear Inn, 5th Street at Market
Additional Title: Black Bear Inn (site of the Bourse), 5th & Market
Historic Street Address:
Fifth and Market Street
Print and Picture Collection
"The Black Bear once stood near the site of the present Bourse. It is said to have been a great gathering place for people from the West, and was one of at least three such inns in the vicinity."-OPEP, p. 77.
Front of the inn with people on the sidewalk; horse-drawn cart parked on the street; streetlamp on the corner and streetcar tracks running up the street. Sign on building: "Black Bear Inn."
Reprinted in: Old Philadelphia in early photographs, 1839-1914/edited by Robert F. Looney. New York: Dover Publications, c1976.
A917.481 P536 v.11
Richards, F. De B. (Frederick De Bourg) - Photographer