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[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] .