Northeast corner of Tenth and Race Streets, 1883

Tenth and Race Streets, Philadelphia, Pa.

The 2 1/2-storey wooden corner building, facing Race Street, houses J. Roan, a restaurant serving oysters and lager beer. Next on Race Street is another building bearing the sign "Cheap Blinds." Next is a red brick building advertising "R. W. Kensil Blinds" and "Furniture, Chairs." Facing 10th Street is a red brick building bearing the sign "Corbetts/M. Wright." Horsecar tracks are in evidence on both streets. There is a horsecar advancing along Tenth Street. It also travels on Eleventh Street according to the sign on its side. Part of an advertisement for "Heaters, Ranges" is in view on top of the horsecar. A telegraph pole without visible wires completes the scene.

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