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Chestnut Street, west from 5th

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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
Media Type: Albumen Prints
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes: "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.
Notes: 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".
Bibliography: Reprinted in: Old Philadelphia in early photographs, 1839-1914/edited by Robert F. Looney. New York: Dover Publications, c1976.

Creation Year: ca. 1865
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.949128
Geocode Longitude:-75.149789