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John McAllister's store, 48 Chestnut Street

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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
Media Type: Salt Prints
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes: "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.
Notes: Storefronts along street. A clock hangs outside one store. Stores include: "McAllister" ; "Walking canes" ; "A.J. McDuffee."
Bibliography: Reprinted in: Old Philadelphia in early photographs, 1839-1914/edited by Robert F. Looney. New York: Dover Publications, c1976.

Creation Year: 1843
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.948372
Geocode Longitude:-75.145261

Creator Name: Mason, William S. - Photographer