Northwest corner of Race and Fifth Streets, 1888

Philadelphia, Pa.

The North American College of Health is localted in the 3 1/2 storey corner building. It advertises Wright's Indian Vegetable Pills. Adjacent and to the left are two handsome red brick townhomes. The trees have their summer leaves. There are several adult figures in the scene and one child.

The date 1844 also appears in the painting. It is felt that this is the time represented in the painting, whereas 1888 is the year it was painted.

 

Location: Library Company of Philadelphia
call number: P.2298.040

 


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