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High Street & Market Shambles.

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Item No: pdcc00463
Title: High Street & Market Shambles.
Historic Street Address: 3rd & Market Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Published in John F. Watson's Annals of Philadelphia in 1830.


Notes:

View of High (Market) Street Prison and covered market stalls or shambles as they were called, circa 1723. In front of the jail , near Third Street, two African American men are in a stockade and tied to a whipping post. Other men are shown in the street and on the sidewalk wearing colonial dress.


Creation Year: 1830
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.950171
Geocode Longitude:-75.145679

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.6
Creator Name: Breton, William L. - Artist
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler