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Charles C. Watson. taylor and habit-maker No. 93, Second street, between Chestnut and Walnut-streets. Philadelphia. March 28, 1792. [Philadelphia] Printed by Johnston and Justice. [1792].

Charles C. Watson. taylor and habit-maker No. 93, Second street, betwe...

Not in Evans. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 148, Folder 8a.

The late theatre in Chestnut Street, Philadelphia. Destroy'd by Fire in 1820

The late theatre in Chestnut Street, Philadelphia. Destroy'd by Fire i...

Drawn & Published by W. Birch near Bristol, 1804. Gilbert Fox Aquafortus. Dated on plate. Restrike. LC, 43546. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Theaters; Ar... more

[Blank book plates sold by James P. Parke. No. 75 Chestnut Street 8 to a page].

[Blank book plates sold by James P. Parke. No. 75 Chestnut Street 8 to...

Two printings of same item on single folded sheet. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio... more

Architectural drawing for a house for John Markoe, near 9th Street and Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Architectural drawing for a house for John Markoe, near 9th Street and...

Working drawing showing vestibule doors, moldings, and hardware as plans, elevations, sections, and details; rendering. UNIT title devised. City, building name, and client's first name from O'Gorman's Drawing t... more

Books published and sold by W. W. Woodward No. 52 South Second, the corner of Chestnut Street, Philadelphia. February 1810.

Books published and sold by W. W. Woodward No. 52 South Second, the co...

Positive Photostat. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 151, Folder 16.

[Independence Hall (State House) on Chestnut St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

[Independence Hall (State House) on Chestnut St, Philadelphia, Pennsyl...

Title devised by Library staff. On item: "City street, in Southwark or another section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania." Stamped on verso: From the file of James F. Queen artist, 1824-1889. (DLC/PP-1997:105) Form... more

[North side of Chestnut Street, between Second Street and Third Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

[North side of Chestnut Street, between Second Street and Third Street...

Attributed to William Y. McAllister. Case: plain leather double case; pressure sensitive label attached to case: 22/23. Housed in case with DAG no. 1277. Printed on paper label on back of case: William Y. McAll... more

[North side of Chestnut Street, below Second Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

[North side of Chestnut Street, below Second Street, Philadelphia, Pen...

Attributed to William G. Mason. Signs include: Refrigerators, John Gibson, Wines and Liquors, Hotel. In frame with gold leaf around window opening. Paper label on back of frame: Chestnut Street - North side be... more

[North side of Chestnut Street, between Second Street and Third Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

[North side of Chestnut Street, between Second Street and Third Street...

In frame with gold leaf around window opening. Paper label on back of frame: North side of Chestnut Street between 2nd & 3rd Streets. Daguerreotype view taken by Mr. Wm. G. Mason. Presented by him to John McAll... more

[North side of Chestnut Street, below Second Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

[North side of Chestnut Street, below Second Street, Philadelphia, Pen...

Attributed to William Y. McAllister. Case: plain leather double case; pressure sensitive label attached to case: 22/23. Housed in case with DAG no. 1276. Printed on paper label on back of case: William Y. McAll... more

[John McAllister, Jr., full-length portrait, seated in a chair, outdoors on the roof of 48 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia]

[John McAllister, Jr., full-length portrait, seated in a chair, outdoo...

Written on paper label on back of case: J. McAllister jr 1843 taken by W.Y.M. on the roof of old 48. Written on paper label on the side of the case: J. McAllister by W.Y.M. Case: frame design with leaf motif in... more

[No. 46 to No. 52, Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

[No. 46 to No. 52, Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

Signs on buildings include: Walking Canes, McAllister, McAllister & Son, W.G. Mason Engraver, A.J. McDuffee. In frame with gold leaf around window opening. Paper label on back of frame: View of houses No. 46 to... more

[Southwest view of Sanderson's Franklin House, Chestnut Street, Philadelphia]

[Southwest view of Sanderson's Franklin House, Chestnut Street, Philad...

Title devised by Library staff. Philadelphia Print Shop Inventory, no. 628. (DLC/PP-1993:212.34). Forms part of: John Rubens Smith Collection (Library of Congress). Exhibited: "American Treasures" at the Librar... more

Chestnut St. south side west of 2d

Chestnut St. south side west of 2d

Case: Passe partout mat. Label attached to back of mat: Chestnut St. south side west of 2d about 1844-5 by W.Y. McAllister. Image is not visible on plate. Purchase; Marian S. Carson; 1999; (DLC/PP-1999:126). Fo... more

House N.W. corner of Chestnut and Strawberry Alley

House N.W. corner of Chestnut and Strawberry Alley

Case: Burns's Monument. Label attached to case: By W.Y. McAllister about 1845. Label attached to case: N.W. Chestnut & Strawberry. Title etched on plate. Purchase; Marian S. Carson; 1999; (DLC/PP-1999:126). For... more

Parkinson's restaurant, Chestnut St., Philadelphia, Pa.

Parkinson's restaurant, Chestnut St., Philadelphia, Pa.

Shows building that was later the Kohn's Mansion at 1017-1019 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Illus. in: Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion, v. 4 (1853), p. 344. This record contains unveri... more

Root's daguerreotype talbotype, stereoscopic & crayon portrait & miniature gallery, No. 290 Pennsylvania Avenue N. W. cor. of Eleventh street, over Sylvester's drug store, Washington, D. C ... Philadelphia, Chandler, printer, 123 Chestnut St. [1

Root's daguerreotype talbotype, stereoscopic & crayon portrait & minia...

Daguerreotype. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 4 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 202, Folder 6. C... more

[Private Vernon Mosher of Co. F, 97th New York Infantry Regiment, in uniform, amputated hand visible] / Thos. D. Givin, photographer, No. 432 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.

[Private Vernon Mosher of Co. F, 97th New York Infantry Regiment, in u...

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2016; (DLC/PP-2016:144) Purchased from: Rick Brown, May 2015. Forms part of: Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs (Library of Congress). ... more

G. G. Evans's great gift book establishment, 439 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia: Packing room

G. G. Evans's great gift book establishment, 439 Chestnut Street, Phil...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 9, no. 213 (1859 Dec. 31), p. 77.

G. G. Evans's great gift book establishment, 439 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia: Stockroom

G. G. Evans's great gift book establishment, 439 Chestnut Street, Phil...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 9, no. 213 (1859 Dec. 31), p. 76.

G. G. Evans's great gift book establishment, 439 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia: Interior view

G. G. Evans's great gift book establishment, 439 Chestnut Street, Phil...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 9, no. 213 (1859 Dec. 31), p. 77.

G. G. Evans's great gift book establishment, 439 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia: Exterior view

G. G. Evans's great gift book establishment, 439 Chestnut Street, Phil...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 9, no. 213 (1859 Dec. 31), p. 76.

Hearing before the Legislative Committee 1859, on the management of the State Liquor agency ... The Massachusetts Charitable mechanic association awarded a deploma to the Chestnut Grove Whiskey, contributed to the ninth exhibition, Sept. 1860 F.

Hearing before the Legislative Committee 1859, on the management of th...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 66, Folder 8a.

The seceding South Carolina delegation. Keitt, Boyce, Chestnut, M'Queen, Ashmore, Hammond, Bonham, Miles

The seceding South Carolina delegation. Keitt, Boyce, Chestnut, M'Quee...

Wood engraving composite. Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, (1860 Dec. 22). Reference copy may be in LOT 4412A.. LC-USZ62-36924 is similar (it shows entire page with masthead, this neg. shows only portraits). This r... more

Abraham Lincoln / Herline & Hensel, lith. 632 Chestnut St., Phila.

Abraham Lincoln / Herline & Hensel, lith. 632 Chestnut St., Phila.

Print showing Abraham Lincoln, full-length portrait, standing, facing front. Title from item.

[Unidentified woman in hat] / C.C. Cook & Co., 916 Chestnut St., Phila., finished in ten minutes.

[Unidentified woman in hat] / C.C. Cook & Co., 916 Chestnut St., Phila...

Photograph shows young man in suit. Title from item. Chapin C. Cook listed without occupation at 916 Chestnut St. in McElroy's Philadelphia city directory, 1865; listed in 1870 U.S. Census as boot maker in Prov... more

Union Volunteer Refreshment Saloon of Philadelphia / J. Queen, del. & lith. ; T. Sinclair's Lith., 311 Chestnut St. Phila.

Union Volunteer Refreshment Saloon of Philadelphia / J. Queen, del. & ...

Print shows Union troops during the American Civil War disembarking from ferries in Philadelphia, having been transported across the Delaware River from New Jersey. They march in formation toward the Union Volu... more

"Jewels" found at Alexandria, by the Federal Army; consisting of chains, bracelets, and anklets. Supposed to have belonged to the "First Families" of Virginia / S.C. Upham, 310 Chestnut St.

"Jewels" found at Alexandria, by the Federal Army; consisting of chain...

Picture shows shackles, leg irons and handcuffs. Title from item. Gladstone's inventory code and notes: Envelope 11; leg and arm slave shackles. Purchase; William A. Gladstone; 1995; (DLC/PP-1995:113.231) Gener... more

The Quaker gun, now on exhibition, was brought from the rebel works at Manassas, and wishing the public to witness the artillery used by the aforesaid rebels, it will be exhibited for a few days only at the old "Press" office, 417 Chestnut Stree

The Quaker gun, now on exhibition, was brought from the rebel works at...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 157, Folder 30.

Rebecca. A slave girl from New Orleans / J. E. McClees, artist, 910 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.

Rebecca. A slave girl from New Orleans / J. E. McClees, artist, 910 Ch...

Photograph shows a bust portrait of Rebecca Huger, facing front.

The day of Jubelo / E. B. Bensell, pinxt ; photo. and pub. by Phil. Pho. Co., 730 Chestnut St.

The day of Jubelo / E. B. Bensell, pinxt ; photo. and pub. by Phil. Ph...

Photograph shows African Americans (freed slaves?) celebrating in a plantation house, includes couples dancing and children playing. Title from item. The photograph reproduces a work by the artist Edward Bensel... more

[Unidentified African American man] / Broadbent & Phillips, 1206 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.
Chestnut Street below 11th, south side, Philadelphia

Chestnut Street below 11th, south side, Philadelphia

Marian S. Carson Collection (Library of Congress). Title from inscription on verso.

Views of Wm. F. Murphy's Sons' stationery establishment, 509 Chestnut St., (opposite Independence Hall), Philadelphia. Interior of store

Views of Wm. F. Murphy's Sons' stationery establishment, 509 Chestnut ...

Stereograph showing shop interior with shelves and glass cases of goods for sale. On verso: ... stationery, steam-power printing, ruling and blank book manufacturing establishment ... James Cremer, Photographer... more

Horticultural Hall, International Exhibition, 1876--Fairmont Park, Philadelphia / published by G. Meyer, 1100 Chestnut St., Pa.; photo-lith. by Julius Bien, N.Y.

Horticultural Hall, International Exhibition, 1876--Fairmont Park, Phi...

Illus. in: Album of the International exhibition at Philadelphia to commemorate the centennial of the United States of America. New York : J. Bien, 1875, plate 11. Copyright by Schwarzmann & Pohl, architects.

Music: Chestnut Mare, by Middletown, dam by Roe's Fiddler

Music: Chestnut Mare, by Middletown, dam by Roe's Fiddler

Artist: Thomas Worth (signature on image). Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 4640

Art Gallery, International Exhibition, 1876--Fairmont Park, Philadelphia / published by G. Meyer, 1100 Chestnut St., Pa.; photo-lith. by Julius Bien, N.Y.

Art Gallery, International Exhibition, 1876--Fairmont Park, Philadelph...

Illus. in: Album of the International exhibition at Philadelphia to commemorate the centennial of the United States of America. New York : J. Bien, 1875, plate 9. Copyright by Schwarzmann & Pohl, architects.

Philadelphia, Pa. - Ceremonies in front of Independence Hall, Chestnut Street, at the opening of the centennial year - Mayor Stokley raising the old colonial flag

Philadelphia, Pa. - Ceremonies in front of Independence Hall, Chestnut...

Fireworks. Wood engraving after sketches by Harry Ogden. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1876 Jan. 22, p. 317. Reference copy may be in LOT 4435A. This record contains unverified, old data from... more

July 4th, 1876. The Centennial celebration in Philadelphia - The Seventh regiment, N.G.S. N.Y., passing under the arch in Chestnut Street

July 4th, 1876. The Centennial celebration in Philadelphia - The Seven...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1876, July 22, 1876, p. 333.

[Chestnut St., a sketch]

[Chestnut St., a sketch]

Wuerth, 90. Signed in pencil. Plate destroyed. Title and other information from Beall. American prints in the Library of Congress : a catalog of the collection / compiled by Karen F. Beall... Baltimore : John H... more

[Giornico, old chestnut tree near the railway, St. Gotthard Railway, Switzerland]

[Giornico, old chestnut tree near the railway, St. Gotthard Railway, S...

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905. Print no. "1248". Forms part of: Views of Switzerland in the Photochrom print collection.

Hall's Pharmacy, Fourth and Chestnut Sts., Mifflinburg, Pa.

Hall's Pharmacy, Fourth and Chestnut Sts., Mifflinburg, Pa.

Photograph shows interior of pharmacy with a man and woman next to soda fountain; an employee, in the background, stands behind counter with products displayed. No. 1620. Hall's Pharmacy soda fountain. Title from item.

A horse chestnut / Dalrymple.

A horse chestnut / Dalrymple.

Print shows the "U.S.S. Merrimac", a cargo ship, under fire as it passes between the fortifications at the Socapa Battery and Morro Castle at the entrance to Santiago de Cuba Bay, Cuba, during the Spanish-Ameri... more

[Under the horse chestnut tree] / Mary Cassatt.

[Under the horse chestnut tree] / Mary Cassatt.

Inscription on recto: Femme et enfant jouant sur le [incomplete]. No. 17. Signed in pencil. Title and other information from Beall. Breeskin, no.162 American prints in the Library of Congress : a catalog of the... more

Main and Chestnut Sts., Jefferson, IA

Main and Chestnut Sts., Jefferson, IA

H96345 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright claimant's address: Des Moines, IA. Copyright deposit; F. J. Bandholtz; June 24, 1907; DLC/PP-1907:43275.

[Home of Mary Baker Eddy, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts]

[Home of Mary Baker Eddy, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts]

J154786 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright by J.G. Salchow.

["Stonehurst," Charles William Henry house, Cherokee Street, Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania. Hydrangea in tubs]

["Stonehurst," Charles William Henry house, Cherokee Street, Chestnut ...

Site history. House architecture: French Renaissance revival house, McKim, Mead & White, 1897. Landscape: Olmsted Brothers. Associated Name: Sally Houston (Mrs. Charles W.) Henry. Today: House and garden not ex... more

The old "Phila. Record" newspaper office. Chestnut St. west from 9th St., [also showing] Post Office Bldg., Phila., Pa.

The old "Phila. Record" newspaper office. Chestnut St. west from 9th S...

Street scene with trolleys. J251507 U.S. Copyright Office. Photo by Rau Art Studios, Phila. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Street railroads; Post offices; Pa... more

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