Series of views entitled "Jaynes building after the fire" and "Scene in street the day after the burning of Dr. David Jayne's building." Views look east showing the rear elevation of the fire-ravaged Jayne building with ice hanging from its exterior. One image also shows buildings on the north and south sides of Carter's Alley, men standing with shovels on a mound of ice in the alley, and in the distant right background, a business sign for "trusses" at 220 Carter's Alley. Dr. David Jayne, a chemist and Philadelphia manufacturer of patent medicines, moved into an eight story building at 84-86 Chestnut Street (i.e., 242-244 Chestnut Street), between 2nd and 3rd Streets in 1850, after it was completed after designs by William J. Johnston and Thomas Ustick Walter. His business occupied the building until his death in 1866. It burned on March 5, 1872., Titles written in manuscript notes on labels pasted on versos., Photographer's label pasted on versos., Initials "H.F.O." and "No. 3" written in manuscript note on verso on one item [P.8548]., Yellow mounts with rounded corners., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.
R. Newell & Co.
Library Company of Philadelphia | Print Department stereo - Newell - Fire Ruins [P.8548 and P.9082.5]