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- 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.