Southwest corner of Broad Street and Penn Square, 1879

Philadelphia, Pa.

The awning affixed to the Broad Street side of the corner building advertises "Myers Court Exchange, Lager Beer." The yellow portico on the Penn Square side of the building advertises "B. A. Mullins, Sample & Lunch Room." A blue banner at the corner advertises "Lager Beer." There is a sign on the side of the building for "Wine, Ale and Lager."

A Market Street horsecar pulled by two horses moves along the tracks. There are also a couple riding in an open coach with a driver and pair. There are twelve people on the sidewalk and crossing the street.


Location: Library Company of Philadelphia
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updated by BMC July 18, 2000