Item No: pdcl00171
Title: Stratford Hotel, Broad Street at Walnut, southwest corner
Additional Title: Stratford Hotel, Broad Street at Walnut, Southwest corner, circa 1895
Historic Street Address:
Broad and Walnut Streets
Print and Picture Collection
"This picture shows Col. Edward Morrell in the driver's seat of the carriage in front of the Stratford Hotel preparing for a coaching parade. Col. Morrell was a congressman, formerly Colonel of the Third Regiment, National Guard of Pennsylvania, and Director of the Pennsylvania Company for the Insurance of Lives."--OPEP, p. .
The hotel, with large horse-drawn carriage parked in front. Men sitting on carriage, standing on sidewalk and at the entrance of hotel. One man sits on a bicycle, another looks from hotel window.
Reprinted in: Old Philadelphia in early photographs, 1839-1914/edited by Robert F. Looney. New York: Dover Publications, c1976.