Advertisement showing the four-story storefront covered with lettering advertising products at the druggist on the 200 block of North Third Street. Products include "Wetherill & Co.'s Warranted Pure White Lead, Indigo, Madder, Logwood, Turpentine, Linseed Oil, &c, &c. Agency for Golsh's Patent Matches & American Brimstone." A male patron exits one of three open entryways to the store. Another patron is visible inside. Canisters and decanters fill the central display window and crates and barrels line the sidewalk in front of the building. At the side of the storefront, near the open cellar, a drayman stands by his horse that pulls a dray loaded with crates. A weather vane decorated with a fish adorns the roof of the building. The business operated as Ritter, Cotterell & Ritter from the address 1845-circa 1846., Date from Poulson inscription on recto: North Third, corner of Branch Street. Dec. 1846. 1846., Title supplied by cataloger., Philadelphia on Stone, POS 651, Wainwright retrospective conversion project, edited., Trimmed.
Weaver, Matthias S., 1815 or 16-1847, artist
Library Company of Philadelphia | Print Department *W314 [P.2178]