Southeast Corner Ninth and Chestnut Streets

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Southeast Corner Ninth and Chestnut Streets

Item Info

Item No: pdcc00111
Title: Southeast Corner Ninth and Chestnut Streets
Additional Title: Showing the buildings that stood on the present Continental Hotel site and adjoining stores
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Newspaper reproduction of Rae's Philadelphia Pictorial Directory and Panoramic Advertiser.


Other business identified are, from left, J Searle (Looking Glasses),  W. H. Carryl (Curtain Store), Joseph M. Wilson (Booksellers and Stationers), and Mustin Trimming Store.


The middle of the panorama shows the location of Welch's National Theatre. It took its name from the National Theatre, the building which it had leased for twelve years.



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