Gimbel Brothers, Market Street at 9th, Southeast corner

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Gimbel Brothers, Market Street at 9th, Southeast corner

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Item No: pdcl00084
Title: Gimbel Brothers, Market Street at 9th, Southeast corner
Additional Title: Gimbel Brothers, 9th and Market Streets
Historic Street Address: Ninth and Market Streets
Media Type: Albumen Prints
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes: "Gimbel Brothers was the last of the three big department stores to open in the 9th Street area. It is seen here with its fleet of horse-drawn delivery trucks, left. On 9th Street, right, is Leary's Book Store, another landmark."--OPEP, p. 88.
Notes: The building, with Leary's Old Bookstore and advertisement for "Dennett's surpassing coffee" next door. Horses & coaches, trolley tracks, and people in the street.
Bibliography: Reprinted in: Old Philadelphia in early photographs, 1839-1914/edited by Robert F. Looney. New York: Dover Publications, c1976.

Creation Year: 1899
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.9512
Geocode Longitude:-75.1551