Item No: pdcl00122
Title: Chestnut Street, west from 5th
Additional Title: Chestnut Street between 5th and 6th Streets
Historic Street Address:
Fifth and Chestnut Streets
Print and Picture Collection
"Visible through the trees, left, is the Public Ledger Building. The waving flags are probably in celebration of the end of the Civil War."--OPEP, p. 126.
The street with buildings. Trolley tracks, horses and buggies in street. People along sidewalk. Flags hanging from buildings. Firms include: "Kelly's Hotel" ; "Orleans Hotel" ; "... Orleans House on the European plan".
Reprinted in: Old Philadelphia in early photographs, 1839-1914/edited by Robert F. Looney. New York: Dover Publications, c1976.