Castner Scrapbook v.6, Market Street, page 19Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Item pdcc00459, top [image dimensions 13.4 cm x 19.5 cm]:
An aquatint engraving printed in a warm beige tone, depicting a scene on a tree-lined section of High Street (Market Street.) A stage coach with four horses in harness pulls away from the curbside to begin its journey down the cobblestoned street. Well-dressed people are shown strolling in this upscale neighborhood of substantial brick houses.
Published in Charles William Janson's "The Stranger in America", London, 1807. Text below image reads : Drawn under the Direction of the Author, and engraved by M. Marigot.
Item pdcc00461, bottom right [image dimensions 11.2 cm x 15.0 cm]:
Reproduction of an engraving depicting a scene along Market Street teeming with commercial activity. In the background, City Hall Tower is unfinished, which helps date this image to the 1890s.
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.160204
Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.6
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Marigot, M. - Engraver