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[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.