High Street & Market Shambles.

Item Info

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

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


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 Longitude:-75.145679
Geocode Latitude:39.950171

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