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Schuylkill Bridge, High Street, Philadelphia

Schuylkill Bridge, High Street, Philadelphia

Print shows view of the Schuylkill Bridge with an inset showing the bridge covered. Title from item.

Schuylkill Bridge High Street Philadelphia / [drawn by W. Birch ; engraved by S. Seymour].

Schuylkill Bridge High Street Philadelphia / [drawn by W. Birch ; engr...

Print shows a view of the Schuylkill Bridge at High Street, Philadelphia, with exposed frame structure prior to being enclosed; insert at bottom center shows a view of the bridge as covered. On the left, a man ... 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

Sellers & Pennock 231 High Street Philadelphia

Sellers & Pennock 231 High Street Philadelphia

Print shows an advertisement for Sellers & Pennock showing several men operating a firehose water-pumping machine. Title from item. Caption continues: Patent rivet hose, fire bucket and hydraulion manufacturers... more

High Street, with the First Presbyterian church Philadelphia. Taken down in 1820 / designed & published by W. Birch enamel painter, 1800.

High Street, with the First Presbyterian church Philadelphia. Taken do...

Print shows a street view with the High Street marketplace on the left and the First Presbyterian Church on the right, with pedestrians on the sidewalk and service carts on the cobblestone street. Title from it... more

An unfinished house, in Chesnut Street Philadelphia. Built for the late Robert Morris Esqr. / designed & published by W. Birch enamel painter, 1800 ; republished by Desilver 1841.

An unfinished house, in Chesnut Street Philadelphia. Built for the lat...

Print shows a street view of a large house under construction beyond two trees in the foreground; also shows pedestrians and, arriving on the left, a workman carrying a ladder. Title from item. Inscribed in pen... 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

American fashions, fall & winter 1849-50, by John R. Shankland, no. 100, Chesnut St. Philadelphia / designed & lithographed by Hoffy, No. 20 Sth. 3rd. Street, Philadelphia ; P.S. Duval's Steam lith. Press, Philadelphia.

American fashions, fall & winter 1849-50, by John R. Shankland, no. 10...

Print shows in two horizontal panels, at top, eight men, a woman, and four children standing outdoors along a dirt roadway, one man is dressed for hunting and carrying a rifle, and at bottom, six men, five chil... more

Arch Street Theatre

Arch Street Theatre

Photo shows an exterior view of the Arch Street Theatre, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Title devised by Library staff. (DLC/PP-1999:126). Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress.

Pennsylvania Hospital, Pine Street, Philadelphia

Pennsylvania Hospital, Pine Street, Philadelphia

Published in Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion, July 1854, p. 24. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Pennsylvania Philadelphia; Hospitals Pennsylvania;... more

Harrison's handkerchief extracts Apollos W. Harrison No. 10 South 7th Street Philadelphia / / Alphonse Bigot del. ; designed and drawn on stone by Alphonse Bigot.

Harrison's handkerchief extracts Apollos W. Harrison No. 10 South 7th ...

Print shows a ballroom scene at a stately manor in a sylvan setting, the foreground overflowing with floral arrangements and there are two massive lampposts flanking the entrance. On the left and the right are ... more

[African American man, possibly named "Small", full length studio portrait, well-dressed, standing, facing front with left hand resting on the back of a chair] / photographed by B.F. Reimer, No. 624 Arch Street, Philada.

[African American man, possibly named "Small", full length studio port...

Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in ink and pencil on verso: Small. On verso: No. 13185. Purchase; Marian Carson; 2001; (DLC/PP-2001:068). Forms part of: Marian S. Carson Collection at the Library of Congress.

Paris, New York & Philadelphia fashions for spring & summer 1855, published & sold by F. Mahan, No. 186 Chesnut Street, Philadelphia / P.S. Duval & Co's Steam lith. Press, Philada.

Paris, New York & Philadelphia fashions for spring & summer 1855, publ...

Print shows in two horizontal panels, at top, men, a woman, and two children standing in a large drawing room, and at bottom, men, a woman, and two children standing outdoors on a street at seaside. At bottom c... more

Disastrous calamity on the North Pennsylvania rail road ... John McDevitt, No. 846 N. Second Street. Philadelphia [c. 1856].

Disastrous calamity on the North Pennsylvania rail road ... John McDev...

Verse.; On verso: MC# 09-82-038.319 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 156, Folder 26.

[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

Geo. A. Sawin, Co. A, 22 Mass., Philadelphia / I. Wilton Hall, photo. printer, 21 School Street, Boston.

Geo. A. Sawin, Co. A, 22 Mass., Philadelphia / I. Wilton Hall, photo. ...

Photograph shows reproduction of 1862 photograph of George A. Sawin, musician of Co. A, 22nd Massachusetts Infantry Regiment in uniform. Title from item.

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.

Review of the returned veterans by Gov. Curtin--Gen. Meade and staff passing the grand stand, Penn. Square, Phila. / / sketched by our special artist [...] Offices of the People's Line of Steamboats, West Street, near Canal, New York

Review of the returned veterans by Gov. Curtin--Gen. Meade and staff p...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1865 July 1, p. 236.

[Unidentified African American man] / Broadbent & Phillips, 1206 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.
At Dock Street wharf / Schell & Hogan ; JL[?] sc.

At Dock Street wharf / Schell & Hogan ; JL[?] sc.

Print shows congestion of horse-drawn carts and wagons overburdened with merchanise on Dock Street, also handcarts, teamsters and longshoremen, and railroad locomotives and cars for hauling goods from ships to ... more

[Street in Philadelphia on the opening day of the American Centennial Exhibition, 1876]

[Street in Philadelphia on the opening day of the American Centennial ...

Illus. in: The Illustrated London News, 1876June 10, p. 573. Reference copy in LOT 4435-A. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Street scenes; Exhibitions; Shelf.

[A street in Philadelphia on the opening of the American Centennial Festival Exhibition, 1876]

[A street in Philadelphia on the opening of the American Centennial Fe...

Reproduction on the cover of the Illustrated London News. Reference copy available in LOT 4435-A, This record contains unverified, old data from caption card, with subsequent revisions. Caption card tracings: S... more

Home Insurance Company, cash assets $6,000,000, July / Kronheim & Co., 9 Dey Street, New York.

Home Insurance Company, cash assets $6,000,000, July / Kronheim & Co.,...

Print on recto shows calendar from the Home Insurance Company almanac, July 1876, with illustration of crowd outside of the Pennsylvania State House, Philadelphia, on July 8, 1776, for the announcement of the D... more

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.

"America's grandest railway terminal". Pennsylvania Railroad. New passenger station, Broad Street, Philadelphia, U.S.A.

"America's grandest railway terminal". Pennsylvania Railroad. New pass...

Photoprint of lithograph of exterior of train station; perspective elevation. "Century Lithography Company" written on verso.

[Main Street, Germantown]

[Main Street, Germantown]

[His Philadelphia series] Wuerth, 300. Edition of 25. Signed in reverse on stone. Title and other information from Beall. American prints in the Library of Congress : a catalog of the collection / compiled by K... more

The city hall and bridge across Market Street, Phila. / J. Pennell.

The city hall and bridge across Market Street, Phila. / J. Pennell.

Signed and dated on plate; signed in pencil below plate.

[Frank Carson Anderson house, 1321 Spruce Street, Phildelphia, Pennsylvania. Garage]

[Frank Carson Anderson house, 1321 Spruce Street, Phildelphia, Pennsyl...

Site History. The house of Grace Adele Smith (Mrs. Frank Carson) Anderson, who is the lantern slide artist credited by Frances Benjamin Johnston with the coloring of Johnston's "Our American Gardens" slides. O... more

Second Street market

Second Street market

Print shows Philadelphia's Second Street Market. Library has two impressions. No. 748-1: Wuerth, 748. Edition of 50? Plate in LC. Title from item. Gift; Pennell Collection. Published in: American prints in the ... more

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