Castner Scrapbook v.6, Market Street, page 23Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Historic Street Address: 715 Market Street
Historic Street Address: 8th & Market Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Item pdcc00465, top left [image dimensions 14.7 cm x 11.5 cm]:
Halftone reproduction of the Masonic Temple on North Broad Street across from City Hall. Built in 1873 by architect James H. Windrim, the elaborate Norman-style stone building houses the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania.
Item pdcc00466. bottom left [image dimensions 12.4 cm x 10.5 cm]:
Depicts busy street scene in front of the the five-story Lippincott building at 715-717 Market Street. Shows well-dressed people on the sidewalk, and carriages and coaches and a horse-back rider on the street.
Item pdcc00467, top right [image dimensions 19.8 cm x 12.8 cm]:
Advertisement for George Washington Carpenter's Chemical Warehouse incorporating a depiction of the facade of the building flanked on both sides by a listing of "popular" medicines and their uses in the treatment of various ailments. Carpenter was an eminent scientist who, after serving an apprenticeship with a wholesale drug company in Philadelphia, started his own drug business in 1828.
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.153591
Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.6
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Windrim, James H. (James Hamilton), 1840-1919 - Architect
Carpenter, George W. (George Washington), 1802-1860