Item No: pdcl00093
Title: John Wanamaker's store, 13th and Market
Additional Title: John Wanamaker's store, Thirteenth and Market Streets
Historic Street Address:
Thirteenth and Market Streets
Print and Picture Collection
"John Wanamaker's Grand Depot was originally opened in 1876 on the site formerly occupied by the Pennsylvania Railroad Freight Depot. This photo was made before the Grand Depot was taken down and the new store opened in 1905."--OPEP, p. 97.
The store on the corner, with partial view of City Hall on the right. Trolley tracks, one horse-drawn carriage and cart on street. People on street and sidewalks. Telegraph and telephone poles on street.
Reprinted in: Old Philadelphia in early photographs, 1839-1914/edited by Robert F. Looney. New York: Dover Publications, c1976.