Chestnut Street in 1850

Item Info

Item No: pdcc00110
Title: Chestnut Street in 1850
Additional Title: A view on the north side, extending west from sixth street, and presenting a sketch of the first Chestnut Street Theatre.
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Newspaper reproduction from Rae's Philadelphia Pictorial Directory and Panoramic Advertiser. Published in 1851 by Julio H. Rae, the commercial panorama depicted buildings on both sides of Chestnut Street between Second and Tenth Streets in sixteen lithographed plates.

This section includes a sketch of the first Chestnut Street Theatre. Other businesses and buildings named are : Schenks Pulmonk Syrup;  Bolivar House;  N.Y. Journal of Fine Arts Agency;  D. Robinson Bookseller and Stationer;  Dr. Jayne's Philadelphia Arcade; Dr. Davidson's Arcade Baths.

Creation Year: ca. 1850
Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.2
Creator Name: Rae, Julio H. - Lithographer
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler