Item No: pdcl00172
Title: Stratford Hotel, Broad Street at Walnut, southwest corner
Additional Title: Stratford Hotel, Broad Street at Walnut, Southwest corner, circa 1902
Historic Street Address:
Broad and Walnut Streets
Print and Picture Collection
"This photograph was made after the merger between the Bellevue and the Stratford Hotels had been agreed upon. The Stratford was closed quite some time before the Bellevue to make way for the construction of the Bellevue-Stratford. As the sign indicates, the furnishings were disposed of at a public sale."--OPEP, p. .
The hotel, with sign: "Peremptory public sale of the furniture, fixtures and machinery of the Stratford Hotel ; Davis & Harvey, Auctioneers." People on street and sidewalk, horse-drawn carriages and trolley car on street. Trolley tracks on street, street lights on sidewalk.
Reprinted in: Old Philadelphia in early photographs, 1839-1914/edited by Robert F. Looney. New York: Dover Publications, c1976.
Jennings, William Nicholson, 1860-1946 - Photographer