Northwest corner of Jane and Sixth Street, 1880

Jane(also Jayne) and Sixth Streets, Philadelphia, Pa.

The Shontz & Brown's Falstaff Hotel, a corner building, faces Jayne(sic) Street. Arthur's Oyster Bay restaurant had removed from the Sixth St. space and left a sign in the window of its new address at S. E. corner 7th & Jayne. Next along Sixth Street is a wide passage to a brewery and a segar store. Next is #22 Thurgland. In the background is Megargee Paper & Rag House. A yellow horse trolley comes into the scene heading for York. There are trolley tracks on both streets, a lamp post on the corner, and several adult figures in the scene.

Location: Library Company of Philadelphia
call number: P.2298.086

 


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