Northwest corner of Fifteenth and Race Streets, 1873

Philadelphia, Pa.

The corner buildings facing both streets are wooden. The one storey building advertises "Wine, Liquor, Ale." The three other wooden buildings, two and a half storeys, do not carry business signs. To the right are three storey , modest ,red brick townhouses. To the left on the other street is a four storey red brick, much grander, townhouse. Its steps have wrought iron railings. One of the windows has a blue and white shade. The shutters on all other windows but one are closed against the sun. There are three adults in the scene. Trolley tracks are installed on both streets.

Location: Library Company of Philadelphia
call number: P.2298.066

 


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