Item No: pdcl00113
Title: Chestnut Street at 2nd, northeast corner
Additional Title: Chestnut Street at Second, northeast corner
Historic Street Address:
Front and Chestnut Streets
Print and Picture Collection
"A boot shop and a leather store make amiable companions at this corner near the waterfront. The building at the intersection was once a toyshop, though the signboard in the doorway suggests different wares such as seafood or other edibles."--OPEP, p. 118.
The street, with stores: "C. Souder, Boot maker" and "Leather store." Street lamp on corner.
Reprinted in: Old Philadelphia in early photographs, 1839-1914/edited by Robert F. Looney. New York: Dover Publications, c1976.
Mason, William S. - Photographer