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The Punch Bowl Tavern. [graphic]

Item Info

Item No: pdcc01105
Title: The Punch Bowl Tavern. [graphic]
Historic Street Address: Broad Street & Susquehanna Avenue
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Halftone reproduction of a photograph of The Punch Bowl, a tavern located on North Broad Street and Lamb Tavern Road. Shows a group of men posing on the steps to the covered porch above.  Three hansom cabs are parked on the grassy rise surounding the front of the building. In the late 1860s, the "Bowl", as it was known, became popular when people sat on its elevated porches to watch the horse-racing up Broad Street and out Lamb Tavern Road.


Creation Year: ca. 1870
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.986275
Geocode Longitude:-75.156211

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.11
Creator Name: Newell, Robert, 1822-1897 - Photographer
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler