Historical Images of Philadelphia
Market Street, east from 10th
- Smith, John Gibb - Photographer
- Reprinted in: Old Philadelphia in early photographs, 1839-1914/edited by Robert F. Looney. New York: Dover Publications, c1976.
- "A mail trolley is just visible (at the very center) on the siding at the Post Office, right, in this busy scene from the same series at the preceding photo."--OPEP, p. 91.
- The view down the street, with street cars and trolley tracks, horse-drawn wagons and carriages, and subway construction equipment on street. Sidewalks and street busy with people. Police on horseback stand at the south corner. Commercial buildings include:
"Heilbron's" ; "Tho. Martindale & Co." ; "Gimbel Brothers" ; "Pilsner beer" ; "The People's Store" ; "Otto Eisenlohr & Bros." Horse-drawn carriage with sign: "National local express to here."
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