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5430 Main St. Home of Capt. Albert Ashmead.
Exterior view of east front of dwelling of Captain Albert Ashmead, built before 1796. Albert's grandfather, William Ashmead, manufactured Germantown wagons in the rear of the property. Main house was used as a show room and was later turned into residence after Albert Ashmead's marriage. Includes a banner hanging in between 5430 and 5434 Main Street ( i.e. Germantown Avenue), advertising John A. Foley's Manheim Stables & Riding Academy at 5434 Main Street., Photographer's imprint printed on mount., Title given in manuscript on mount.