Item No: pdcl00116
Title: John McAllister's store, 48 Chestnut Street
Additional Title: Chestnut Street between Second and Third Streets
Historic Street Address:
48 Chestnut Street
Print and Picture Collection
"Windows such as this were reminiscent of English storefronts, and endured long after the Colonial period in Philadelphia. In the preceding view, taken a decade later, this storefront had changed to a design more practical for storekeepers.--OPEP, p. 121.
Storefronts along street. A clock hangs outside one store. Stores include: "McAllister" ; "Walking canes" ; "A.J. McDuffee."
Reprinted in: Old Philadelphia in early photographs, 1839-1914/edited by Robert F. Looney. New York: Dover Publications, c1976.
Mason, William S. - Photographer