Advertisement showing the 4-story building covered in signage for the druggist at 16 North Fifth Street. Signs advertise "Drugs, Paint Oil & Glass. English. French. German & Mediterranean Drugs." Through the open entranceways of the business, shelves of bottles on cabinets are visible lining the walls. A clerk reaches for one of the notions as a patron enters the store. Another clerk descends into the cellar in front of the building. Crates and barrels of "elixir," "drugs," and "paint" marked with delivery addresses (e.g., J.H. B. & Co.) line the sidewalk across from a horse-drawn dray parked in the street. Also shows bottles, decanters, jugs, and boxes adorning the central display window and upper floor windows. An oversize model of a mortar and pestle is displayed above the entrances. Clark operated from the address 1839-1853., Date from Poulson inscription on recto: June 1847. North Fifth St., Title partially supplied by cataloguer., Philadelphia on Stone, POS 862, Wainwright retrospective conversion project, edited., Trimmed and lacking title.
Rease, W. H., artist
Library Company of Philadelphia | Print Department W467 [P.2248]