Northwest corner of Thirty-Third and Chestnut Streets, 1880

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Philadelphia, Pa.

A high stone wall, topped by a wooden railing(fence) supports a large green plot with trees. A white clapboard residence with asymetrical roof is on this plot. The front of the house faces 33rd St. To the right of the white house, at a lower level, also on 33rd St. is a red brick double townhouse. To the right of that is "H. Wendell Builder, Carpenter." At the left margin of the scene is an unidentified 2 1/2 storey wooded building, presumable a business. Trolley tracks are visible on both streets. There is a corner streetlight.

Location: Library Company of Philadelphia
call number: P.2298.071

 


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