View of Second Street, north from Market Street, with Christ Church.

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View of Second Street, north from Market Street, with Christ Church.

Item Info

Item No: pdcc01246
Title: View of Second Street, north from Market Street, with Christ Church.
Historic Street Address: 2nd & Market Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Depicts a view of 2nd Street, north from Market Street showing Christ Church in the middle-distance. The building on the left housed the city's first permanent market. Built 1707-10, the building was occupied by the Town Hall and Courthouse above the arcaded ground floor. The building was demolished in 1837.

Aquatint with engraved lines by M. Marigot after William Birch's engraving. Published in The stranger in America..by Charles William Janson. 1807. Printed by James Cundee, Albion Press, London.


Creation Year: ca. 1807
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.949937
Geocode Longitude:-75.143746

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.12
Creator Name: Marigot, M. - Engraver
Birch, William Russell, 1755-1834 - Artist
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler