Buttonwood Hotel at Darby, torn down and rebuilt 1876

Darby Road, Philadelphia, Pa.

A substantial red brick building stand on a corner. There is a second storey porch on two sides which also shades the sidewalk. To the left is a three storey white townhouse. There is a tall water pump at the curb with a bucket and a trough. A man in a red shirt carries a water bucket. A sign on the porch railing advertises "Buttonwood Hotel." "Boyd's Celebrated Ice Cream" is also advertised. A yellow, two-horse trolley to the right travels on its track. It is marked "Darby Road" and "Chesnut St." In addition to its driver and the many passengers there are seven additional adult figures in the scene.The many trees are leaved.

Location: Library Company of Philadelphia
call number: P.2298.062

 


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