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8th Street, north from Market

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Item No: pdcl00081
Title: 8th Street, north from Market
Additional Title: Eighth Street below Arch
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes: "Store fronts in this busy thoroughfare offer many curiosities designed to attract passersby. Northward from a point outside the present Lit Brothers Department Store, a menagerie of ornamental signs is visible: an ostrich on the drapery store, and beyond it an elephant; the figure of Justice atop the cupola in the distance, and the eagles of a furniture company and Espen's lace emporium."--OPEP, p. 84.
Notes: The Street with stores on either side. Street car on tracks; horse-drawn carriages; man riding on horse. Various sculptures on the fronts and roofs of stores.
Bibliography: Reprinted in: Old Philadelphia in early photographs, 1839-1914/edited by Robert F. Looney. New York: Dover Publications, c1976.

Creation Year: 1860
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.951217
Geocode Longitude:-75.153608

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.12