North side of Walnut Street near Eighth Street, January 1882

Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa.

"Poulson's Restaurant" is at the left in a large hotel building. Next right is a low, two-storey "Grand Central Variety Theatre" with advertismenta on sandwich boards and the facade of the building. "The Mad Poet" is advertised. It was also matinee day. Segars are sold in the three and one half storey corner building to the right. An awning is extended to the curb at the corner of this edifice. There are numerous pedestrians in this scene. There are horsecar tracks, two leafless trees and two lamp posts.

Location: Library Company of Philadelphia
call number: P.2298.094 /evans/lcp094.html
updated by BMC July 18, 2000