Collonade Row, Southwest corner of Fifteenth and Chestnut Streets

A series of five uniform buildings united by a street-level colonnade face Chestnut Street. The windows are unshuttered. Five of them are open. There are two gas lamps in the scene, one at the corner and one in front of the third house. There is a man carrying a violin(?) case on 15th Street. Two men are crossing the same street. There is a couple, two ladies and a single man on the sidewalk in front of the colonnade. There are curbs and crosswalks installed.

Drawn for Ferdinand J. Dreer, 1851.

Location: Library Company of Philadelphia
call number: P.2298.009

 


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