South East Corner of Fifth & Market Sts. Phila.

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
South East Corner of Fifth & Market Sts. Phila.

Item Info

Item No: pdcc00521
Title: South East Corner of Fifth & Market Sts. Phila.
Historic Street Address: 5th & Market Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Depicts a large commercial building with signs on the facade identifying the names of businesses within. The sidewalk is lined with boxes, trunks, barrels and crates. Shows a man manouevering a crate; an elegantly dressed woman walking with a parasol; two men holding a conversation in an entranceway; two others stand talking beneath the covered sidewalk around the corner on 5th Street. The names of businesses include T. E.  Chapman, stationer and blank book manufacturer; E. Morris & Co., silk hat manufacturer; Henry C. Baird, publisher and bookseller; Haddock, Haseltine & Reed, boots, shoes caps and strawgoods; Field & Langstroth; Atwood & Co.; Levick Brothers & Co., boots, shoes and strawgoods; Rockhill & Co.; E. Morris, hat manufacturer. Note that the street numbers reflect the old system which was in common use until 1857.

Creation Year: ca. 1851
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.148914
Geocode Latitude:39.950562

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