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[Advertisement from Rae's Philadelphia pictorial directory & panoramic advertiser. Chestnut Street, from Second to Tenth Streets]
Advertisement for sponsoring business George Hummel's Premium Essence of Coffee Manufactured by Daniel Bohler & Co., 218 Callowhill Street. Contains several lines of promotional text, including testimonials to the essence's health benefits and superior flavor to java coffee, as well as "Song of the Tea and Coffee Drinkers" sung to the tune of Yankee Doodle. Also includes a note of a $3000 Reward to any who can prove Krupp's Imitation Essence of Coffee won an award, while Hummel did not. Reward will also be given to any who can prove that a Hummel certificate is "not genuine.", Title supplied by cataloger., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Folder 20.

[Advertisements from Rae's Philadelphia pictorial directory & panoramic advertiser. Chestnut Street, from Second to Tenth Streets]
Advertisements predominantly for sponsoring businesses not located on Chestnut Street, including George S. Storr's Chemical Hair Invigorator, No. 68 North Eighth Street; H. P. & W. C. Taylor, Manufacturers of the Only Real Transparent Soap, Ninth, between Green & Coates Street; E. G. A. Baker, Manufacturing Jeweler, Northeast corner Branch & Fourth Streets; T. L. Buckingham, Dentist, 162 Race Street, below Fifth; music publisher Lee & Walker, 162 Chestnut Street; and C. G. Henderson & Co. Philadelphia Central Book & Stationery Warehouse, 164 Chestnut Street. Most of the advertisements contain several lines of promotional text. Storr's text details the results of use of the product, including prevention of premature grayness and improved disposition of curled hair; testimonials; and a word of caution about impostors. Lee & Walker promote their title list, including asterisked items containing a lithograph cover. Henderson & Co. notes the "aim of proprietors to sell at the lowest rates"; "the Beauty and Elegance of Its Pictorial Department"; and their stationery merchandise. Taylor advertisement promotes their award wining and new varieties of soap, as well as contains a wood engraving of the exterior of the factory on the 600 block of North Ninth Street. Image includes a train traveling toward the building and pedestrians and a patron in front of the building., Title supplied by cataloger., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Folder 18.

[Advertisements from Rae's Philadelphia pictorial directory & panoramic advertiser. Chestnut Street, from Second to Tenth Streets]
Advertisements for sponsoring businesses depicted and not located on Chestnut Street, including Dr. D. Jayne's Family Medicines, 84 Chestnut Street; The Public Ledger Offices, Third & Chestnut; Dr. William Young's The Pocket Aesculapius; Or, Every One His Own Physician, No. 152 Spruce Street, Philadelphia; and E. Ketterlinus' Fancy Printing & Lithographic Establishment, No. 40 North Fourth Street, below Arch. Advertisements contain several lines of advertising text. Jayne's advertisement contains promotions about his medical background, wide distribution, and scientific preparations of his medicines; endorsements; and descriptions of his vermifuge, alterative, balsam, pills, hair tonic and dye, and ague pills. Public Ledger advertisement includes subscription and advertising prices for the Public Ledger; subscription prices for The Dollar Newspaper; and promotion of the variety of printed works executed by the Job & Fancy Steam Printing Establishment. Young advocates his text as comprised of prescriptions to prevent "Victims of Quakery" and Ketterlinus advertises his "Fancy Embossed and Gilt Perfumery Labels, Book & Box Covers; Cornucopia, wine, Liquor & Syrup Labels, always on Hand and Printed to Order. Manufacturer's orders for every description of Fancy & Plain Labels, Tickets, &c., &c., will meet with prompt attention. Embossed Cards, Show Cards and Fancy Glazed Papers of Every Variety. Letter Press & Lithographic Drawing & Printing in Plain & Fancy Colors." Public Ledger Office advertisement printed by Brown, Printer, Ledger Building, Phila., Title supplied by cataloger., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Folder 19.

Atlantic City [viewbook]
Souvenir viewbook containing eighteen captioned views of prominent sites and landmarks at the shore town. Contains views of "The New Iron Pier, Massachusetts Ave."; hotels "'The Brighton' Indiana Ave.", "The 'Traymore' and The 'Berkeley,' Illinois Ave."; "Camden & Atlantic and West Jersey R. R. Depot"; "Old Ocean Pier, Kentucky Ave." and "Applegate's Pier, Tennessee Ave."; "Board Walk"; amusement houses and grounds of the "Excursion House" and "Childrens Sea Shore House"; "Bathing Scene, from Ocean Pier"; "Atlantic Avenue" including West Jersey R.R. Depot, C[amden] & A[tlantic] R. R. Depot, City Hall, and St. Nicholas R.C. Church; "Intersection of Pacific and North Carolina Avenues" including First Baptist Church and St. James P.E. Church; "Boat House at the Inlet; "Absecon Light House," including the Buoy House and Life Saving Station; a "Regatta"; the Disston, R. H. Turner, Shirtcliffe and Ladner villas on Indiana, Pacific, and North Carolina avenues; "The Breakers," i.e. waves breaking onto the shore; "Elephant Pavilion, South Atlantic City," i.e., Lucy the Elephant; "The Wreck"; the duties of the "U. S. Life Saving Service," (later the U.S. Coast Guard), including "Launching the Surf Boat," "Taking the Tackle Cart to the Beach, " "Throwing the Life Line" and a person "Saved" during practice maneuvers. Views also show street, pedestrian and maritime traffic, including beach goers; bath houses; amusement rides; and shops along the boardwalk., Title from embossed olive morocco binding, front cover stamped: Atlantic City., Prints connected by accordion folds and separated into two sheets., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Housed in phase box., Gift of Helen Beitler., Adolph Witteman was a prolific publisher of souvenir viewbooks from the 1870s through 1880s. He and his brother Herman later established The Albertype Company in 1890, which issued post cards in addition to viewbooks until 1952.

Belmont and waterworks. Mount Pleasant, Fairmount Park, Philada. [graphic].
Lithograph showing mules walking on towpaths pulling canal boats in the Schuylkill River in the foreground. Also shows distant views of West Fairmount Park properties, including Belmont Mansion, the estate house and country seat of Judge Richard Peters; the smokestack of the Belmont Waterworks engine house, designed by Frederick Graff in the late 1860s; and Mount Pleasant Mansion (i.e. Arnold Mansion) built after designs by Thomas Nevil 1761-1765 for Captain John Macpherson. Includes a locomotive traveling north on the west bank of the river in the right background., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Kollner advertised four volumes of small folio pictures, including "Bits of Nature and Some Art Products, in Fairmount Park ..." in 1878. Several of the lithographs from this volume were based on sketches he executed in the 1840s.

Bits of nature and some art products, in Fairmount Park, at Philadelphia, Penna.
Volume of compiled prints and drawings by lithographer, etcher, and artist Augustus Kollner primarily depicting landscapes of Fairmount Park. Also contains views of Philadelphia and Bucks and Montgomery counties. Several of the prints also show park and riverscape; residences and estates; animals, including canal mules, horses, cows, and dogs; park visitors, including an African American family, children, and persons on foot and on horseback; steamboats, rowboats, and other vessels on the Schuylkill River; and rock formations. Other views show wharf workers at lunch and a cliff-side residence at North Twenty-Seventh Street near the park., Titles include Thos. Moore's Cottage, Phila. Park; Schuylkill River, Fairmount Park, Phila. (Columbia Bridge); Prospect from Ridgeland and Fairmount Park, Phila.; (In Fairmount Park) Sweet Briar Mansion, in 1843; In Ravine near Sweet Briar Fairmount Park, Phila.; Schuylkill River below the Falls, Fairmount Pk. Phila.; Belmont and Waterworks. Mount Pleasant, Fairmount Park, Philada.; In Wissahickon Valley, Fairmount Park, Philada.; Peters Island, Fairmount Park, Philada.; Schuylkill Riv. above Fairmount Dam, Philada. in 1843; Phila. 1842; Schuylkill River Pa.; Pt. Pleasant, Pa.; Near Willow Grove Penna.; Life Scenes in Fairmount Park; Near East Park, Phila./ "S.E. corner 27th & [Arben?]"; Schuylkill Valley Pa.; Delaware Riv. [Easton?]; Life Scenes in Park; City Wharf Scene; and West Phila [illegible] near Sweet [Briar?] West Phila., Title from title page., Maroon leather binding, stamped in gilt on cover: Bits of Nature. A. Kollner., Spine stamped: Bits of Nature. Kollner., Prints variably signed AK; A. Kollner; A. Kollner fc.; From nate. and etchd by A. Kollner; and Kollner, fect., Titles on the stone or plate. Some annotated with inscribed titles., Two of prints [*Am 1878 Kol, 2086.F.15 and 16] printed on recto of proofs. Proofs depict "Life Scenes in Park" and "The Christian Soldier.", Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Added to African Americana Digital Collection through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education through the Office of the Commonwealth Libraries, and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Corbett, Governor, 2013-2014., Kollner advertised four volumes of small folio pictures, including "Bits of Nature and Some Art Products, in Fairmount Park ..." in 1878. Several of the lithographs from this volume were based on sketches he executed in the 1840s.

Centennial Exhibition. Philadelphia. MDCCLXXVI [1876]
Souvenir viewbook containing 12 prints connected by accordion folds and depicting Centennial Exhibition buildings. Titles include U.S. Government Building; Delaware Building; Connecticut Building; Indiana Building; Ohio Building; Pennsylvania Building; New Jersey Building; Arkansas Building; Colorado and Kansas Building; Spanish Building; English Commission Building; and Japanese Dwelling. Majority of the Centennial buildings were built after the designs of Herman Schwartzmann, Henry Pettit and Joseph M. Wilson. The Centennial Exhibition celebrated the centennial of the United States through an international exhibition of industry, agriculture, and art., Marbled brown paper binding, stamped with border design and containing gold seals replicating the Centennial medal on recto and verso. Seals illustrated with female allegorical figures representing the Genius of American Independence and Liberty. Seal on recto reads "In Commemoration of the Hundredth Anniversary of American Independence 1876." Seal on verso reads "These United Colonies are and of Right Ought to be Free and Independent States 1776.", Name of publisher from advertisement pasted on inside back cover. Advertising text reads: 12 copyright Photographs transferred on to stone by the New German Process rendering Photographs permanent. From Philip Frey & Co.'s Art Repository. Sole first hand Manufacturers and well-known original Makers of "Souvenirs" of the most frequented and interesting Countries and cities of the World in a variety of objects, such as Albums, Medallions, Fans, Baskets, Roses etc. containing illustrated Views in Photographic and Coloured Print., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Housed in phase box.

City wharf scene. [graphic] / From life by A. Kollner.
Etching showing two men and a woman gathered on a wharf with food and drink. One man rests in a wheelbarrel, as the other sits upright next to the woman who leans against a wooden fence with her hands clasped. Also shows boats and the riverscape in the background., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Kollner advertised four volumes of small folio pictures, including "Bits of Nature and Some Art Products, in Fairmount Park ..." in 1878. Several of the lithographs from this volume were based on sketches he executed in the 1840s.

[Cover and preface from Rae's Philadelphia pictorial directory & panoramic advertiser. Chestnut Street, from Second to Tenth Streets]
Includes ornamented typeface and and a decorative border comprised of filigree and ornaments., Cover printed in gilt., Title supplied by cataloger., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Folder 1.

Life scenes in Fairmount Park. [graphic] / A. Kollner, fect.
Etching showing a man walking with a dog and cattle grazing in the rolling hills of Fairmount Park., Title from manuscript note on album page., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Kollner advertised four volumes of small folio pictures, including "Bits of Nature and Some Art Products, in Fairmount Park ..." in 1878. Several of the lithographs from this volume were based on sketches he executed in the 1840s.

Near east park, Phila. [graphic] / A. Kollner, fect.
Etching looking southeast showing two men walking between two large mounds of land, one with a goat standing near the edge, the other surmounted by a frame shack surrounded by a fence. Also includes dwellings, a tower and a train traveling south on tracks running along Pennsylvania Avenue in the right background., Manuscript note on album page: S.E. corner 27th & Aspen., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Kollner advertised four volumes of small folio pictures, including "Bits of Nature and Some Art Products, in Fairmount Park ..." in 1878. Several of the lithographs from this volume were based on sketches he executed in the 1840s.

Near Sweet Briar, West Phila. [graphic].
Etching showing a stream flowing over large rocks near Sweet Briar in West Fairmount Park., Title from manuscript note in pencil on print., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Kollner advertised four volumes of small folio pictures, including "Bits of Nature and Some Art Products, in Fairmount Park ..." in 1878. Several of the lithographs from this volume were based on sketches he executed in the 1840s.

Peters Island, Fairmount Park, Philada. [graphic] / A.K.
Lithograph showing a man and woman horseback riding, a gentleman walking with his cane, and a man walking with two horses on a towpath in the foreground and Peter's Island, a canal boat, row boat and larger steam vessel on the Schuylkill River in the background. Peter's Island was immediately north of the Columbia Railroad Bridge in Fairmount Park., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Kollner advertised four volumes of small folio pictures, including "Bits of Nature and Some Art Products, in Fairmount Park ..." in 1878. Several of the lithographs from this volume were based on sketches he executed in the 1840s.

Phila. [graphic].
Watercolor showing a small sailboat on a tree-lined river, presumably the Schuylkill River. Includes a building on the opposite bank of the river in the background., Title from manuscript note on recto., Manuscript note in pencil on recto: 1842., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Kollner advertised four volumes of small folio pictures, including "Bits of Nature and Some Art Products, in Fairmount Park ..." in 1878. Several of the lithographs from this volume were based on sketches he executed in the 1840s.

Philadelphia [viewbook]
Souvenir viewbook, probably issued during the Centennial Exhibition of 1876, containing fifteen captioned views of prominent sites and landmarks in the city. Contains views of "Independence Hall" (520 Chestnut Street); "Independence Chamber," i.e., the Assembly Room used as an exhibit gallery; the "Public Buildings," (i.e., City Hall, built 1873-1901); "New Post Office" (South Ninth and Chestnut streets, built 1873-1884); the "Masonic Temple" (1-33 North Broad Street, built 1868-1873); "United States Mint" (1331-1337 Chestnut Street); the 400 block of "Chestnut Street" including the Custom House, the United States Post Office and Courthouse (completed 1863) misidentified as the Public Ledger Building, and Bankers Row; "New Academy of Natural Sciences" (built 1868, 1900 block Race Street); "Academy of Fine Arts" (118-26 North Eighteenth Street, completed 1876); "Horticultural Hall" (built 1867, razed 1881) and "Academy of Music" on the 200 block of South Broad Street; University of Pennsylvania in West Philadelphia; the main hall and statuary at "Girard College"; Fairmount Water Works; and Girard Avenue Bridge. Also contains a panoramic, bird's eye view "Philadelphia, Seen from West-Philadelphia" captioned with the names of major streets and the Centennial Exhibition buildings, Art Gallery and Main Hall. Views also show the New York Connecting Railroad Bridge; street and pedestrian traffic, including horse-drawn vehicles; signage; adjacent buildings and businesses; and flags., Publication information from variant copy., Title from embossed blue moracco binding, front cover stamped: Philadelphia., Prints connected by accordion folds. Verso of folds stamped with the name of the distributor, Hall & Garrison, Philada. & New York, and variant promotional text, including Compliments of; Fine Cabinet Work; Mill Work; Mirrors; Picture Frames; Ornamental Mouldings; Fine Furniture; and Interior Decorations., Hall & Garrison was a looking glass, picture frames, interior decoration, and cabinetry manufactory in operation in Philadelphia by 1867. The business relocated from the 900 block of North Third Street to 1128 Washington Avenue about 1873. By the 1880s, the firm shipped its materials internationally, including Russia., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., George C. Reukauff owned Hall & Garrison Looking Glass & Picture Frame Manufactory., Housed in phase box., Gift of Helen Beitler.

[Plate 1 and advertisements from Rae's Philadelphia pictorial directory & panoramic advertiser. Chestnut Street, from Second to Tenth Streets]
[Plate 1 and advertisements from Rae's Philadelphia pictorial directory & panoramic advertiser. Chestnut Street, from Second to Tenth Streets]
Plate depicts section of the 200 block of Chestnut Street (42-59 pre-consolidation). South side includes William McMakin, Tailor (42); Wm. [G.] Mason, Printing and Engraving (46); McAllister & Co., Walking Canes & Spectacles (48); Wm. Curry's Wholesale & Retail Trimming Store (50); F. H. Smith, Pocket Book & Port Monnaie (52 1/2); J. E. Van Meter & Co., Paper Hangings (54); Charles Ellis & Co., Druggists & Importers of English, French & German Drugs (36); and Joseph Fisher, Thermometers (for distilling). North side includes H. A. Dreer's Seed & Horticultural Warehouse (59); J. G. Falconer, French millinery and J. N. Torr, Card and Fancy Job Printing (57); Bank of Commerce with the offices of Browns & Bowen (55); Clarenbach & Herder, Cutlery (51); and R. Magee, Bookseller and Stationer (45). Also shows partial view of Strawberry Street. Plate also includes a detail showing a donut-shaped object captioned “Blacking” pasted on the depicted roof of the Curry building (50)., Advertisements promote the businesses depicted, except Bank of Commerce, as well as Thomas Hargrave, Plain and Ornamental Marble Worker and Designer, Corner of Ridge Road and Thirteenth St., Philadelphia; Marble-colored and Fancy Papers, Wholesale and Retail, Manufactured by Joshua M. Raybold, Goldsmith's Hall, Library Street, Philadelphia; George Hummel's Premium Essence of Coffee Manufactured and Sold, Wholesale and Retail, by Daniel Bohler & Co., No. 218 Callowhill Street, above Sixth; and J. Dougherty's Black Expectorant Syrup, No. 26 North Sixth Street, Between Market and Arch Streets, Philadelphia. Majority of advertisements include several lines of promotional text and ornamented types, as well as a few include wood engraved vignettes. Mason (50) advertisement lists the materials produced, including seals, presses, paper stamps, cards, tickets, blanks, and door plates. Vignettes depict a woman leaning on a sepulchral monument (Hargrave), portrait of J. Dougherty holding his “Black” syrup, and a shears (Clarenbach & Herder)., Title supplied by cataloger., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Folder 2., LCP also holds trimmed duplicate depicting the North side [Rae - Chestnut Street (8)1322.F.7a] .

[Plate 10 and advertisements from Rae's Philadelphia pictorial directory & panoramic advertiser. Chestnut Street, from Second to Tenth Streets]
Plate depicts section of the 600 block of Chestnut Street (154-213 pre-consolidation). South side includes Swaim’s Building (160-164) tenanted by Barnum’s Museum and Edward L. Walker, Music Store and Piano Dealer (160); Lee & Walker, Successors to G. Willig, music store (162); and C. G. Henderson & Co., Booksellers and Publishers (164). North side includes Ambrose Smith, Druggist (213); F. Mahan, Publisher of Philadelphia Fashions (211); Leonard Benkert, Boot Store (209); Columbia House operated by Ferguson & Brothers and tenanted by E. G. Dorsey, Tailor (207). Swaim’s Building adorned with a flag, circus billboard illustrated with a seal, and a sign directing individuals to Swaim’s Laboratory. Plate also includes an unidentified residence with walled courtyard adjacent to Swaim’s. Swaim’s Building and Swaim’s Laboratory signage (160-164) included on plate as pasted-on details., Advertisements promote eight of the businesses depicted and Swaim’s Celebrated Panacea (New York agents Schieffelin Brothers & Co., later W.H. Schieffelin & Co.). Swaim’s full-page advertisement contains endorsements, several lines of promotional text, including "Beware of Imposition," and a description of the bottle label composed by Philadelphia bank note engravers Draper & Co. Smaller advertisements contain promotional text and ornamented type. Barnum’s text includes a description of the exhibits and performances at the Lecture Room and Mahan’s provides prices for his fashion plates., Title supplied by cataloger., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Folder 11., LCP also holds trimmed duplicate depicting North side [P.2008.34.16.4].

[Plate 11 and advertisements from Rae's Philadelphia pictorial directory & panoramic advertiser. Chestnut Street, from Second to Tenth Streets]
Plate showing a section of the 700 block (166-213 pre consolidation) of Chestnut Street. South side includes Mrs. M. Burke's Millenery [sic] Rooms and Winchester & Scott, Gentlemen's Furnishing Store (172); Cornelius & Co., Gas Fixtures (176); Willis P. Hazard, Cheap Book Store (178); and McClees & Germon, Daguerreotype Rooms and Jos. S. Natt, Looking Glasses (182). North side includes the Masonic Hall (built 1808-1811 after the designs of William Strickland) and tenant businesses, including D. A. Warden, Pianos, Melodeons, [A. D. K.] Moore, Fancy Stationery, and A. Hildebrandt, Fancy Baskets & Toys (225); Washington House hotel with offices of the proprietor A. F. Glass (221-223); china ware importers Tyndale & Mitchell (219); Geo. W. Ward, Gentleman's Furnishings Store (217); Sturdivant's House hotel (215); and Warne's Rifle & Pistol Gallery (213). Also shows the Warne façade adorned with a sign illustrated with the figure of a man pointing to the left., Advertisements promote twelve of the businesses depicted, including McClees & Germon who advertise "The increased width of the street, occasioned by the recess formed by the Masonic Hall, (which is directly opposite) and a front almost entirely of glass, give facilities for an operating room on the Second Floor, with a North light, (the most pleasant, effective and certain of all others, where a sufficiency can be obtained,) possessed by no other establishment of the city…." Several of the advertisements contain ornamented type and two contain illustrations depicting a man pointing (Warne's) and a man's shirt (Ward's Improved Pattern, Warranted to Fit)., Title supplied by cataloger., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Folder 12., LCP also holds trimmed duplicates depicting North side [P.2008.34.16.7 and (1)1322.F.274] and trimmed duplicate depicting South side [P.2008.34.16.9].

[Plate 14 and advertisements from Rae's Philadelphia pictorial directory & panoramic advertiser. Chestnut Street, from Second to Tenth Streets]
Plate showing a section of the 800 block (216-277) of Chestnut Street. South side includes J. S. Earle, Looking Glasses, Oil Paintings, Portrait & Picture Frames (216); W.H. Carryl, Curtain Store (218); Welch’s National Circus theater (224); Joseph M. Wilson, Bookseller & Stationer (228); and John Mustin Trimming Store (240). North side (unnumbered) includes Girard House, Presbury & Billings, proprietors., Advertisements promote six of the depicted businesses (Wilson, Mustin, Jr., Welch’s, Carryl, Earle, and Girard House). Advertisements contain lines of promotional text and ornamented type. Earle also promotes "Old and Valuable Paintings repaired, relined, and restored to their original beauty" and the Girard House notes it is "new, large, and probably the most beautiful hotel in the world.", Title supplied by cataloger., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Folder 15.

[Unnumbered plate and advertisements from Rae's Philadelphia pictorial directory & panoramic advertiser. Chestnut Street, from Second to Tenth Streets]
Plate 15 showing a section of the 900 block (244-293) of Chestnut Street. South side includes Burd Mansion (identified with pencil inscription) and C. N. Robinson, Looking Glasses (248). North side includes Markoe House, W. Watson, proprietor (293); the women's exchange Ladies Depository (289); S. H. Mattson, Tailor (287); boot and shoe maker M. Lauer & Co. (285); E. Griffith, Fancy Dry Goods (283); J. H. Farrand’s, Confectionery (281); C. Dan[g]uy , Hair Dresser (279); and Charles S. Rand, Druggist & Chemist (279)., Accompanying advertisements promote ten of the depicted businesses, as well as businesses from adjacent plate, including F. A. Hoyt’s Boy’s Clothing Store (264); T. W. Dufrene, Composition Marble Cement (Chestnut, below Tenth); Rand; Danguy; Farrand; Laurer; Mattson; and the Ladies Depository. Advertisements contain promotional text and ornamented type. Promotions include Rand noting the availability of "Vaccine Virus"; Dufrene highlighting the advantages of imitation marble; and the Ladies Depository listing "Surplices, Ladies and Gentlemans Dressing Gowns, as well as Plain and Fancy Needlework, of every description, neatly executed, - also marking with Indelible Ink.", Title supplied by cataloger., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., LCP also holds trimmed duplicate depicting North side [P.2008.34.16.13]., Folder 16.

[Plate 2 and advertisements from Rae's Philadelphia pictorial directory & panoramic advertiser. Chestnut Street, from Second to Tenth Streets]
Plate depicts section of the 200 block of Chestnut Street (60-75 pre-consolidation). South side includes J. Stockman & Son, Pencil Case & Thimble Manufactory (60); Penrose Fell, Tailor (62); B. G. Atkinson, Tailor (64); S. Hopper, Watches & Jewelry (66); Goodyear's Insoluble Rubber (68); Wm. Boning, Watches & Jewelry (70); E.G. Whitman, Confectionery (72); and Dunn's Eating Saloon (74). North side includes E. G. Whitman, Confectioner and Fruit Dealer (71); D. Landreth, Seeds & Tools for Farming & Gardening; E. Shannon, Tea Warehouse; and hides and leather dealer J. Howell & Co. Also shows part of Exchange Place and Bank Street. Whitman signage (72) included on plate as pasted-on details., Advertisements promote four of the businesses depicted (Allen, Hopper, Stockman & Son, and Whitman) and Mechanics' Union Association. Full-page Association advertisement details members' disability benefits and the union's weekly journal. Stockman& Son promotes their stock of gold and silver wares, including " Everpointed Pencils," thimbles, silver spoons, butter knives, purse clasps, and finger shields. Depicted businesses' advertisements include ornamented types and a vignette of a watch (Hopper)., Title supplied by cataloger., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Folder 3., LCP also holds trimmed duplicate depicting North side [P.2008.34.16.1].

[Plate 3 and advertisements from Rae's Philadelphia pictorial directory & panoramic advertiser. Chestnut Street, from Second to Tenth Streets]
Plate depicts section of the 200 block of Chestnut Street (75-94 pre-consolidation). South side includes Geo. P. Mclean, Looking Glass & Picture Frame Manufacturer (78); Dr. Jayne & Son, Druggists (84-86); tailors C. C. Watson & Son (92); and U.S. Life Insurance, Annuity & Trust Co. (94). North side includes Daily News (91); Kinsley & Co., Package Express (89); Jas. Bailie's Wine Store (85); and Congress Hall, P. Thurston proprietor., Advertisements promote the depicted businesses: U.S. Life Insurance, Annuity & Trust Co.; Chas. C. Watson & Son; David Jayne & Son, Geo. P. McLean; Daily News; Congress Hall; and Kinsley & Co. Majority of advertisements include several lines of promotional text and ornamented types., Title supplied by cataloger., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Folder 4.

[Plate 4 and advertisements from Rae's Philadelphia pictorial directory & panoramic advertiser. Chestnut Street, from Second to Tenth Streets]
Plate depicts section of the 300 block of Chestnut Street (93-110 pre-consolidation). South side includes Public Ledger Office (96); J. & J. L. Gihon, Book Bindery (98); J. P. & D. C. Collins & Co., Daguerreotypists, Office of the New Line of Magnetic Tela., and Belrose & Faye, Paper Hangings (100); John Kelley & Co., Tailor (102); Charles Oakford, Hats, Caps, & Furs Wholesale & Retail (104); Ennis' Gallery of Daguerreotypes and watch and jewelry dealer J. & W. L. Ward (106); Wm. H. Maurice, Stationer (108); and merchant tailor H. S. Ogden and safe manufacturer Milnor & Shaw (110). North side includes Franklin House tenanted by Lewis Ladomus, Watches & Jewelry (103); J. Thornley's India Rubber Emporium & Manufactory and The Morse Magnetic Telegraph Offices (101); Bank of North America (99); R. Buist Nurseryman & Seed Grower (97); Shepherd, Clothing (95); and L. Pelouze, Phil. Type Foundry (93). Also shows parts of Third Street, Hudson's Alley, and Franklin Place. Milnor & Shaw signage (110) included on plate as pasted-on detail. Also shows jewelry on display in the Ladomus windows., Advertisements promote the businesses depicted, including a full page for Milnor & Shaw, Manufacturers of the Phoenix Fire & Thief Proof Iron Safes, No. 10 Hudson's Alley. Advertisement also includes vignettes of two different models of safe, one flat-topped and one curved-topped. The smaller advertisements contain ornamented type and lines of text. R. Buist (97) promotion also includes a decorative border comprised of farm implements and produce., Title supplied by cataloger., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Folder 5.

[Plate 5 and advertisements from Rae's Philadelphia pictorial directory & panoramic advertiser. Chestnut Street, from Second to Tenth Streets]
Plate depicts section of the 300 block of Chestnut Street (111-129 pre-consolidation). South side includes Eugene Roussel/X. Bazin, Importer & Manufacturer of Perfumery (114); J. Craig's Cheap Job Printing Office and Adams & Co.'s Express (116); Hart, Montgomery & Co., Paper Hangings (118); Jules Hauel, Perfumer & Importer (120); Thomas C. Garrett & Co., Watches & Jewelry (122); A. Hart, publisher (126). North side includes Fairbanks & Glessner, Printers and R.P. Cox, Clothing Store (129); Jenkins & Hartshorne, agents for Dr. Rose Family Medicine, (125); S. Miller's Chestnut St. House (121); Archer & Warner, Gas Fitters (119); S. Kayser's Clothing Store (117); [Andrew] Scott's Weekly Paper (115); offices of Godey's Ladies Book and [G. Zantzinger's] Wine Store (113); J.W. M'Curdy & Son, Ladies Boots & Shoes and Rockhill & Wilson, Clothing Store (111) Also shows parts of Fourth Street, Hudson's Alley, and Franklin Place. Adams signage (116) included on plate as pasted-on detail., Advertisements promote the businesses depicted. Majority includes ornamented type and several lines of promotional text, including Scott's Weekly Paper advertising "Beautiful Parlor Engravings as Premiums!!!" Bazin advertisement also announces his succession over Roussel., Title supplied by cataloger., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Folder 6., LCP also holds trimmed duplicate depicting North side [P.2008.34.16.2] and full plate [Rae - Chestnut Street, P.2006.1.20a&b].

[Plate 6 and advertisements from Rae's Philadelphia pictorial directory & panoramic advertiser. Chestnut Street, from Second to Tenth Streets]
Plate depicts section of the 400 block of Chestnut Street (132-149 pre-consolidation). South side includes Philada. Bank, Western Bank, Girard Life Insurance Comp., and H. S. Ogden, Tailor (132); and U.S. Custom House (unnumbered). North side includes U.S. Hotel (145-149); M. J. & C. Croll, Tailors (147); Philadelphia General Insurance Agency (145); the offices of [Andrew] M'Makin's Model American Courier and tailor J. Smith Harris (141); J. Hufty, Stationer, Engraver & Card Printer (139); Chas. Martel, Wig Maker (137); clothier S. Heywood, Importer and Furnisher. Fire insurance, life insurance, and Ogden signage (116) included on plate as pasted-on details., Advertisements promote six of the businesses depicted (Girard Life Insurance, Heywood, Hufty, M'Makin, Philadelphia General Insurance Agency, and United Sates Hotel) and H.S. Tarr's Marble Yard, No. 274 Green Street, above Seventh, which comprises an entire page. Tarr advertisement contains several lines of text, “Opinions of the Press,” and “References,” including Thomas U. Walter and Isaac Collins. Other advertisements include lines of promotional text and ornamented type. M'Makin advertisement contains subscription rates., Title supplied by cataloger., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Folder 7.

[Plate 7 and advertisements from Rae's Philadelphia pictorial directory & panoramic advertiser. Chestnut Street, from Fourth to Fifth Streets]
Plate depicts section of the 400 block of Chestnut Street (134-169 pre-consolidation). South side includes the offices of Graham's Magazine and the fancy dry goods store of L.J. Levy & Co. (134); jewelers Baily & Kitchen, Wm. E. Harpur, Chronometer & Watch manufacturer, and daguerreotypists Broadbent & Co. (136); [William F.] Warburton, Late W. H. Beebe & Co., Hats, Caps, Furs and Umbrellas (138); and Crittenden's Commercial Institute (later Crittenden's Philadelphia Commercial College), M. A. Root's Daguerreotypes Rooms, jeweler James E. Caldwell & Co. (140); and (Charles) Fawcett's Hair Cutting Rooms, Wig, Scalp, & Hair Dye Manufacturer, and A. B. Warden, Jeweler (142). North side includes F. Brown, Druggist (169); H. J. Pepper & Son, Jewelers (167); Blanchard & Rock, Paper Hangings Manufacturers (165); Franklin Fire Insurance Co. (163 1/2-161); Blackwood & Smith, Carpeting and Van Loan & Co., daguerreotypists (159); and Farmer & Mechanic's Bank (155). Plate also shows some of the businesses adorned with flags and other adornments, including a model of an eagle and statuary., Advertisements promote thirteen of the businesses depicted, including Fawcett; Warden; Caldwell & Co.; Root; Warburton; Crittenden; Baily & Co. (late Bailey & Kitchen); Van Loan & Co.; Franklin Fire Insurance Company; Blanchard & Rock; Pepper & Son; and Brown. Most include several lines of promotional text and ornamented type. Fawcett's advertisement also includes endorsements from the local press and Root promotes "Out Door Views and Miniatures of deceased person taken at short notice," in addition to "The Crayon Style (Proues's Patent)" only taken by himself., Title supplied by cataloger., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Folder 8.

[Plate 8 and advertisements from Rae's Philadelphia pictorial directory & panoramic advertiser. Chestnut Street, from Second to Tenth Streets]
Plate depicts the 500 block of Chestnut Street (168-199 pre-consolidation). South side includes Congress Hall, the State House, and City Hall. North side includes E. B. Mears, Stereotyper, W.B. Gihon, Engraver on Wood, and W. T. Parker, Saloon (199); J. W. Moore, Importer and Bookseller (193); William J. Kerr, China Hall and French Ware House (191); [Isaac] Newton's Confectionery (187); American Hotel tenanted by L. & B. Orne, importers of carpets and operated by Ambrose L. White (181-183); Richard. Successor M.P. Simons, Daguerreotypist and Swift & Justice, Tailors (179);wigmaker Richard Dollard (177); Geo. J. Henkels, City Cabinet Wareroom (175); A. Brett's Lithographic Establishment, Oscar C. B. Carter, Piano Fortes, Safford & Cookmann Curtain Warehouse, Thomas J. Natt & Co.'s Looking Glass Warehouse, and Polytechnic Lecture Rooms, F. Langenheim Manager (171). Also shows sides of buildings on Fifth and Sixth streets and signage above the subsidiary entrances to the State House. Signs read Orphan's Court Clerk's Office; Recorder of Deeds Office; Court of Common Pleas; Register of Wills; Prothonotory Off., Supreme Court, Eastern District; Prothonotary's Office; Sheriff's Office, County Commiss's. Office; Prothonotary District Court; and Quarter Sessions Clerk's Office., Advertisements promote fifteen of the businesses depicted and Watson & Cox, Sieve, Riddle, Screen and Wire Cloth Manufacturers, No. 46 North Front St. (half-page) and Yerger & Ord, Patentees and Manufacturers of the Metallic Skeleton Artificial Leg, Ankle Supporter, and Improved Anatomical Machinery (half-page). Half-page advertisements contain several lines of text, as well as a cameo stamp illustration showing the Watson & Cox manufactory and a wood engraving showing a metallic artificial leg. Yerger & Old advertisement also cautions about a competitor circulating "a petty species of slander." Most of the smaller advertisements include several lines of promotional text and ornamented type. Langenheim's cites the admittance fee of "25 Cts."; Newton's notes that "he has taken" the confectionery of the late Mrs. Wood; Kerr's promotes his China Hall as the largest in the Unitd States; and Parker's Saloon advertises "All the Luxuries of the different season constantly kept. Games, Fish, Oysters, &c. My Liquors, Wines & Segars are selected with care and attention, the best always purchased without regard to Cost.", Title supplied by cataloger., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Folder 9., LCP also holds trimmed duplicate depicting North side [P.2008.34.16.3].

[Plate 9 and advertisements from Rae's Philadelphia pictorial directory & panoramic advertiser. Chestnut Street, from Second to Tenth Streets]
Plate depicts section of the 600 block of Chestnut Street (136-209 pre-consolidation). South side includes E. Durand & Sons, Druggists (136); Sleeper & Jeanneret, Jewelry (1388-140); Howell & Brothers, Paper Hangings (142); Langdon's Daguerreotypes and W. S. Martien, Publisher and Bookseller(144); American Sunday School Union (146); and Jones' Hotel, Bridges & West proprietors (152). North side includes Dr. Jayne's Philadelphia Arcade, Dr. Davison's Arcade Baths, and D. Robinson, Bookseller and Stationer (205-209); N.Y. Journal of Fine Arts Agency (203 1/2); Bolivar House (201-203); Chestnut St. Theater (199); and Schenck's Pulmonic Syrup and Blood's Despatch (197). Also shows a few of the buildings adorned with flag or statuary. Sleeper & Jeanneret signage (138-140) included on plate as pasted-on details., Advertisements promote twelve of the businesses depicted with signage, as well as John M. Coleman, Importer of Sheffield and German Cutlery, Guns, Pistols, &c (209) and William White, Chemist, S.E. cor. Twelfth and Pine Sts. White's full-page advertisement contains testimonials and several lines of text describing the benefits of “White's Hair Regenerator, or Amber Gloss” and “White's Essence of Jamaica Ginger.” Most of the small advertisements include several lines of promotional text and ornamented type. Langdon & Co. quotes price of $1 to $5 for daguerreotypes and the Journal of the Fine Arts notes the merging of "The Messsage Bird," "Literary American," and "Musical Gazette" to form the periodical of "music, literature and art.", Title supplied by cataloger., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Folder 10., LCP also holds trimmed duplicates depicting South side [P.2008.34.16.5 and P.2006.1.21].

Prospect from Ridgeland, Fairmount Park, Phila. [graphic] / A.K.
Lithograph showing the landscape of West Fairmount Park near Ridgeland, the dwelling built as a farmhouse for William Couch between 1752 and 1762. A woman stands on the porch of the dwelling watching two children drag a tree branch toward the house. A man approaches a bench and cluster of trees nearby. Includes the outlines of Belmont Mansion and Girard College in the distance. Dwelling sold to the city of Philadelphia in 1869., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Kollner advertised four volumes of small folio pictures, including "Bits of Nature and Some Art Products, in Fairmount Park ..." in 1878. Several of the lithographs from this volume were based on sketches he executed in the 1840s.

Rae's Philadelphia pictorial directory & panoramic advertiser. Chestnut Street, from Second to Tenth Streets.
Folio volume of panoramic views of businesses on the 200-900 blocks of Chestnut Street and corresponding pages of advertisements. Also contains a preface, which details that inclusion in the directory required subscription to or purchase of the volume; the intention to "issue the Panoramic View annually"; and the publisher's endeavor to correct all lettering errors "upon the publication of the second edition." Volume also includes interspersed full-, half- and, one-third-page advertisements for business subscribers tenanting, as well as not located on Chestnut Street. Publisher issued only the 1851 directory., Predominantly depicted and promoted businesses include carpet dealers; confectioneries; daguerreotypists; druggists and patent medicine dealers; engravers, printers, and publishers; hotels; jewelers; millineries and clothiers; musical instrument dealers; and tailors. Plates also show the State House, Congress Hall, City Hall, Barnum's Museum, and residences. Full-, half- and one-third page advertisements advertise a variety of businesses, including patent medicines, artificial limbs, essence of coffee, marble manufacturers, and printers and publishers. Majority of advertisements contain ornamented type and lines of advertising text. Several also contain wood-engraved pictorial details. Some panoramic views contain pasted-on details representing signage., Cover printed in gilt on blue paper and contains an ornamental border., Engravers and printers include C. C. Hooker and Henry A. Brown., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Housed in phase box., See also albums - Rae [P.2008.34.16] and Rae - Chestnut Street [1322.F] loose prints.

In ravine near Sweet Briar Fairmount Park, Phila. [graphic] / A.K.
Lithograph showing a stream flowing downhill and split around large rocks in a wooded area on Sweet Briar estate in West Fairmount Park in Philadelphia. Includes a rabbit near the water's edge in the right foreground., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Kollner advertised four volumes of small folio pictures, including "Bits of Nature and Some Art Products, in Fairmount Park ..." in 1878. Several of the lithographs from this volume were based on sketches he executed in the 1840s.

Saturday jaunts :
Volume composed of reprinted "Saturday Jaunts" columns (spring and summer 1891) and 25 photographs documenting the one-day excursions of the "Saturday Jaunters," employees of the Public Ledger in Philadelphia. Saturday Jaunters (identified with "monkish" pseudonyms) referenced in and authors of the columns include Bonifacius (William E. Meehan), Benedict (Addison B. Burk), Chrysostum (Joel Cook), Angelo (John J. Mckenna), Damon (Charles S. Spangler), Photius (Edmund Stirling), Friar Tuck (Edward Robinson), Constantius (Stephen J. Burke), Pius (Israel F. Sheppard), Sacristan (C. Johann), Fabian (Dr. William H. Burk), Medicus, Ananias (Collins W. Walton), Titian (John A. Johann), Cephas (Peter J. Heborn), and Brother Alban (Captain Robert C. Clipperton). Contains the columns: I. Marble Hall and Spring Mill. II. A Visit to the Coal Fields of Pottsville. III. A Trip along Cresheim Creek and the "Happy Valley." IV. A Roundabout Journey to Edge Hill. V. A Pilgrimage through the Gulf and to Belvoir. VI. A Pilgrimage through the Gulf and to Belvoir (Continued). VII. A Pleasant Pilgrimage into New Jersey. VIII. A. Walk Up the Wissahickon Valley. IX. A Trip to Reading and Its Grand Environs. X. The Soapstone Quarries and Rockdale. XI. Villanova and Its Vicinity. XII. Glimpses from a Car window of a Picturesque Country. XIII. A Trip to Mount Gretna and the Cornwall Ore Banks., Columns, signed by the author, reference the attending jaunters; describe their routes taken by foot, train (Reading Railroad), elevated rail, and coal cars; and provide stories, myths, and histories of the botany, geology, fauna, and architecture of the locales and sites visited. Specific sites and landmarks described in detail include Marble Hall marble pit; Spring Mill (Schuylkill Valley); Reading Coal and Iron Company; Livezey's meadow and Devil's Glenn (Wissahickon Valley); the "Great Valley," i.e., Chester, Plymouth, and Whitemarsh valleys; George Bullock's former land and mill (Gulf Creek); Plymouth Quaker Meeting House; Belvoir Estate on the summit of Sandy Hill; "Crystal" and Cold springs (Laurel Springs, Camden County, N.J.); Norristown Railroad Bridge; John Kelpius's log cabin and caves (Germantown); Rittenhouse Mill on Monoshone Creek; McKinney's Quarry (Wissahickon); Neversink Mountain; Bear Inn (Reading); Rockdale picnic grounds; Barren Hill; Augustinian College (i.e., Villanova University); monastery and church of the Augustinian Fathers at Villanova; Berks, Lebanon, Schuylkill, Columbia, Northumberland and Union counties; Port Carbon; and Cornwall Ore Bank Company. Columns also report about the railroad and industrial officials who provided tours and served as guides; "Photius"'s photographs; jaunter's scientific, philosophical, and literary discussions, including the plant life, flora, and fauna of the Wissahickon, the geology and landscapes of the Schuylkill and Lebanon valleys, and Potsdam sandstone; and jaunter's activities including fishing, collecting arrowheads, and playing baseball. Columns also report about the jaunters more colloquial conversations, including the three different Indian Rock hotels and Joseph “Rooty” Smith root museum on the Wissahickon and the Mt. Gretna Farmer's Encampment Association annual encampment (August 16-22, 1891)., Photographs taken by "Photius," (i.e., Edmund Stirling) a photographer by avocation, depict group portraits of the "jaunters" and their families during excursions; a summer home in Chestnut Hill; a Marble Hall pit; Pottsville coal mine; a tree in the Plymouth Meetinghouse yard; a Germantown cave where Johann Kelpius or his followers resided; cascades, creeks, and streams in "Happy Valley," Laurel Springs, and the Wissahickon; Mt. Gretna train station; and a portrait of "jaunter" Alban, i.e., Robert C. Clipperton, attired in walking gaiters, and a handkerchief under his hat during the Villanova jaunt., Tan leather binding stamped "Saturday Jaunts" on spine., Includes illustrated title page containing the figure of a plump monk, in his robes, and holding a pipe., Names of jaunters supplied from unillustrated edition in the collections of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania (Vd. 503)., Photographs annotated: H [number]., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Edmund Stirling, born September 13, 1861 in Philadelphia, began his career in the newspaper trade as a reporter in his later teens. By the 1890s, he started his avocation of photography and worked as an editor at the Public Ledger. Stirling was also active in the Photo-Secession Movement and a member of several other clubs in addition to the "jaunters," including the Photographic Society of Philadelphia, the Pen and Pencil Club, and Manufacturer's Club. He was married to Anne J. Biddle, who also practiced photography. The couple had one son, Charles Biddle, who died in infancy.

Schuylkill River above Fairmount Dam, Philada. in 1843. [graphic] / A.K. 1878.
Lithograph showing the profile of an older man sitting on a hill high above the Schuylkill River above Fairmount Dam. Men ride horseback closer to the water's edge, large barges carry materials, and people recreate in small rowboats on the Schuylkill River. Also shows a large dwelling in the distance and smoke billowing from a building on the opposite bank of the dwelling., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Kollner advertised four volumes of small folio pictures, including "Bits of Nature and Some Art Products, in Fairmount Park ..." in 1878. Several of the lithographs from this volume were based on sketches he executed in the 1840s.

Schuylkill River below the falls, Fairmount Pk. Phila. [graphic] / A.K.
Lithograph showing a man with a book sitting on a large rock near a towering rock formation on the edge of the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia. Includes a dog curled up on the ground nearby, people in rowboats on the river, and a dwelling on the edge of the river in the right background., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Kollner advertised four volumes of small folio pictures, including "Bits of Nature and Some Art Products, in Fairmount Park ..." in 1878. Several of the lithographs from this volume were based on sketches he executed in the 1840s.

Schuylkill River, Fairmount Park , Phila. (Columbia Bridge) [graphic].
Lithograph showing people in rowboats on the Schuylkill River in the foreground and the Columbia Bridge in the background. One of the oldest railroad bridges in the United States, it was completed in 1834 after the designs of engineer John C. Trautwine for use by the Reading Railroad Company., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Kollner advertised four volumes of small folio pictures, including "Bits of Nature and Some Art Products, in Fairmount Park ..." in 1878. Several of the lithographs from this volume were based on sketches he executed in the 1840s.

Sweet Briar Mansion, in 1843. (In Fairmount Park) [graphic].
Lithograph showing horses galloping and drinking water in front of the former country house of Philadelphia merchant and politician Samuel Breck built in 1797 in West Fairmount Park. Two men stand and talk in front of the mansion in the background. Includes a view of another dwelling in the right background. Sweet Briar was incorporated into the park in 1869 and remodeled in 1870 for use as a children's restaurant. Also known as the Samuel Breck House and Sweetbrier., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Kollner advertised four volumes of small folio pictures, including "Bits of Nature and Some Art Products, in Fairmount Park ..." in 1878. Several of the lithographs from this volume were based on sketches he executed in the 1840s.

Thos. Moore's Cottage, Phila. Park. [graphic].
Lithograph showing the one-story cottage located on the west side of the Schuylkill River above the Reading Railway Bridge in Fairmount Park. A man leaves the house as a woman enters the dwelling. Includes a dog on a path in the foreground, a large warped tree in front of the cottage, and horses walking on paths in the distant right background. The cottage was on the estate of Jacob S. Waln where the Irish poet Tom Moore puportedly stayed during his visit to Philadelphia in 1804. Dwelling also known as Boelson Cottage, Belmont Cottage and Pig's Eye Cottage., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Kollner advertised four volumes of small folio pictures, including "Bits of Nature and Some Art Products, in Fairmount Park ..." in 1878. Several of the lithographs from this volume were based on sketches he executed in the 1840s.

[Unnumbered plate and advertisements from Rae's Philadelphia pictorial directory & panoramic advertiser. Chestnut Street, from Second to Tenth Streets]
Plate, with buildings unnumbered, showing a section of the 700 block (186-235 pre consolidation) of Chestnut Street. South side includes Utah House tenanted by hat dealers A. G. New & Co. and music publishers Lee & Walker (186); E. M. Moulson's Millinery and Moulson Daguerreotypist Temple of Fancy (192); and merchant Andrew Wight (198). North side contains no identified businesses., Advertisements promote, through several lines of text, the depicted Moulson establishments, as well as H.G. Sickels' Lamp Manufactory and Gas Fitting Establishment, No. 32 North Second Street, Philadelphia. Moulson's Daguerreotype Establishment advertises the type of equipment (Voightlander cameras) used; the inconsequence of weather conditions; price – "Fifty Cents Only, is now Charged, for a Beautiful, Durable, and Life-like Portrait"; and John Moulson's evidence of his "merit" to perfectly satisfy his customers through his extensive experience formerly at Chestnut and Eighth Street and his recent improved process. Moulson's Millinery advertisement promotes Mrs. Moulson's "ability to purchase of Importers, at wholesale and for cash" and “will not be undersold by any establishment in the city or country." Sickels' advertisement contains a border of several different models of lamps and fixtures, including ceiling, standing, and decorative., Title supplied by cataloger., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Folder 13., LCP also holds trimmed variant depicting North side [P.2008.34.16.8]. Contains pencil inscription: 235. Also holds trimmed duplicate depicting South side [P.2008.34.16.10].

[Unnumbered plate and advertisements from Rae's Philadelphia pictorial directory & panoramic advertiser. Chestnut Street, from Second to Tenth Streets]
Unnumbered plate showing a section of the 800 block (200-265) of Chestnut Street. South side includes H. Hooker & Co., Stationers & Books (200); Murphey & Billmeyers, House Furnishing Warerooms (202); W. J. Horstmann, Fringes, Gimps, Buttons & c. (204); R. W. Carter, Toilet and Fancy Store (204 1/2); [Cornelius] Everest, Jeweler (206); Le Boutillier Brothers, Fancy Dry Goods (208); Art Union of Philadelphia (210); fancy goods store of R. & W. Fraser (212); and dry goods store of Thos W. Evans & Co. (214). North side includes Presbyterian Board of Publication (265) and the boarding house Butler House (259), prevously the residence of Senator Pierce Butler. "Jeweler" (206) included on plate as pasted-on detail., Advertisements promote eight of the businesses depicted, including Art Union of Philadelphia, which advertises every member for the year of 1851 will receive "for each subscription of five dollars," a print of Huntington's "Christiana and her Children" and companion print "Mercy's Dream" and choice of any two of the "following four splendid engravings": "John Knox's Interview with Mary Queen of Scots," "Ruth and Boaz," "Mercy's Dream," "Christiana and her Children," and a copy of the "Philadelphia Art Union Reporter.", Title supplied by cataloger., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Folder 14., LCP also holds trimmed duplicate depicting South side [P.2008.34.16.11].

[Unnumbered plate and advertisements from Rae's Philadelphia pictorial directory & panoramic advertiser. Chestnut Street, from Second to Tenth Streets]
Unnumbered plates showing a section of the 900 block (256-305) of Chestnut Street. South side includes T. W. Dufrenes, Ornamental Stone Works (260-262); F. A. Hoyt, Boys' Clothing (264); [E. N.] Scherrs' Piano Forte Ware Rooms (266); E. Ferrett & Co., Pianos & Music (268); and John Bringhurst, Druggist (272). North side includes Simon Colton, [G]rocer (305) and B. E. Moore, Tailor (301). “Boy's Clothing” signage (264) included on plate as pasted detail., Accompanying advertisements promote six of the businesses depicted as well as businesses from complementary plate, including Moore, Markoe House, Colton, Scherr, Ferrett, and Bringhurst. Advertisements contain ornamented type and two (Markoe House and Colton) contain lines of promotional text., Title supplied by cataloger., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., LCP also holds trimmed duplicate depicting North side [P.2008.34.16.14]. Inscribed in pencil 295, 297, 299., Folder 17.

In Wissahickon Valley, Fairmount Park, Philada. [graphic] / A.K.
Lithograph showing two men standing and sitting on large boulders surrounded by trees in the Wissahickon section of Fairmount Park., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Kollner advertised four volumes of small folio pictures, including "Bits of Nature and Some Art Products, in Fairmount Park ..." in 1878. Several of the lithographs from this volume were based on sketches he executed in the 1840s.