North side of Walnut Street near Eighth Street, Jan. 1882

Walnut St., Philadelphia, Pa.

Poulson's Restaurant is at the left in a large hotel building. Next right is a low, two-storey Grand Central Variety Theatre with advertisment on sandwich boards and the front of the building as well. "The Mad Poet" is advertised. It was also matinee day. Segars are sold in the corner building to the right. There are numerous pedestrians in this scene. There are trolley tracks, bare trees and two lamp posts. There is good color contrast in this scene.

Location: Library Company of Philadelphia
call number: P.2298.094

 


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