Stratford Hotel, Broad Street at Walnut, southwest corner

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Stratford Hotel, Broad Street at Walnut, southwest corner

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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
Media Type: Photographic Prints
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes: "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. [177].
Notes: 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.
Bibliography: Reprinted in: Old Philadelphia in early photographs, 1839-1914/edited by Robert F. Looney. New York: Dover Publications, c1976.

Creation Year: ca. 1902
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.9493
Geocode Longitude:-75.1643

Creator Name: Jennings, William Nicholson, 1860-1946 - Photographer