Advertisement showing the adjacent businesses of wholesale druggists Charles Moyer and A. Fullerton Hazard (successors of Alexander Fullerton, 174 Market Street), and wholesale and retail hatter, Elijah Bowen (176 Market Street). Both four-story, three-bay buildings are covered in signage. Signs advertise "Alexander Fullerton drugs medicine & paints" in two locations on the facade of 174 Market Street, indicating a recent shift in ownership of the drug store. A man stands in each of the two doors to each store. In Moyer & Hazard's shop, a man stands in the left doorway and points and directs a laborer who moves goods on a dolly. Another man emerges from the bulkhead, while a gentleman wearing a top hat enters the business through the door on the right. Decanters and other glassware fill the shop windows. Boxes and barrels labeled "Madder," "Indigo," "Sp. Turpentine," "G. Copal," "Oil Vit." line the edge of the sidewalk in the foreground. A man moves a box in the left door of Elijah Bowen's shop. A similar box rests on a dolly nearby. Another laborer hammers the lid onto a wooden crate next to a pile of crates near the street. Top hats line the first floor windowsills and are piled on the upper floors, as seen through open windows. A flag advertising the hat store flies from the dormer window in the attic. Charles Moyer, A. Fullerton Hazard, and Elijah Bowen operated these adjacent businesses from 1846 to 1854., Date from Poulson inscription on recto: Dec. 1846., Additional advertising text for Moyer & Hazard included on recto., Philadelphia on Stone, POS 493, Wainwright retrospective conversion project, edited.
Rease, W. H., artist
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