Torn down July 1886.
South side of Chestnut west of Seventeenth Street, Philadelphia, Pa.
The buildings housing the cemetery monuments and mantle business of Edwin
Greble are on view. There is a large yard next to the office building and
in front of a 3-storey manufactory to display the company's products. They
are marble obelisks, crosses, human figures, urns, pedestals and slabs.
There is also a wooden outhouse on the far right side of the open exhibit
space. Painted on the rear buildings are the words: "Philada Steam
Marble Works. Estab. 1829. Marble Mantel Works. Mantels of Every Description."
The narrower building facing Chestnut Street has "Mantle Ware Room"
painted on it. The name "E. Greble" is painted on both buildings.
The property is fenced off from Chestnut Street by a wrought iron fence.
There is also a decorative wrought-iron balcony on the second floor of the
ware room building.
Drawn for Ferdinand J. Dreer, 1851.
Location: Library Company of Philadelphia
call number: P.2298.010