Series of views looking north, northeast, northwest, east, west, southeast, and southwest from Independence Hall showing the several blocks surrounding the historic building. Images predominately depict the 400 and 500 blocks of Library, Minor, Chestnut, and Market Streets. Includes Howell Evans, card and fancy printer (402 Library); Military Hall, public hall and former arsenal building (412 Library); Goldsmith's Hall, office building (420 Library); Library Company of Philadelphia (s.e. cor. 5th and Library); Philadelphia National Bank (419-423 Chestnut); U.S. Customhouse (420 Chestnut); Farmers' and Mechanics' Bank (425-429 Chestnut); Henry J. Pepper & Son, jeweler (441 Chestnut); Wright, Smith & Co., chinaware (5 N. 5th); P. Hirst & Co., hat manufacturer (501 Chestnut); George J. Henkels City Cabinet Wareroom (509 Chestnut); Barnes, Osterhout & Co., hats and furs (503 Market); Smith, Williams & Co., dry goods (513 Market); Coleman & Smith, cutlery and fancy goods (521 Market); Chaffees, Stout, & Co., wholesale dry goods (523 Market). Also shows the steeple of Christ Church; rooftop business signage including White Hall clothiers' sign (400 Market); the 500 block of Minor Street; the 600 block of Market Street; J.M. Maris & Co., drugs and chemical manufacturer (711 Market); the Delaware riverfront; and partial views of Independence Square., Attributed to James E. McClees., White or pale yellow paper mounts with square corners, including two with printed titles and two inscribed with the date., Title supplied by cataloguer., Originally part of a McAllister scrapbook of views of Philadelphia.
M'Clees, Jas. E. (James E.), photographer
Library Company of Philadelphia | Print Department stereo - McClees - Views [1322.F.4i; 1322.F.5d-e; 1322.F.6b; (5)1322.F.4b; (6)1322.F.20a; (8)1322.F.9i]