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Samuel Broadbent 
[Plate 7 and advertisements from Rae's Philadelphia pictorial directory & panoramic advertiser. Chestnut Street, from Fourth to Fifth Streets] 
1851 
  
Advertisement, (detail) 
24 x 34 cm(9.5 x 13.25 ins) 
  
Library Company of Philadelphia 
Record number: 000009957 
  
 
LL/51040 
  
Plate depicts section of the 400 block of Chestnut Street (134-169 pre-consolidation). South side includes the offices of Graham's Magazine and the fancy dry goods store of L.J. Levy & Co. (134); jewelers Baily & Kitchen, Wm. E. Harpur, Chronometer & Watch manufacturer, and daguerreotypists Broadbent & Co. (136); [William F.] Warburton, Late W. H. Beebe & Co., Hats, Caps, Furs and Umbrellas (138); and Crittenden's Commercial Institute (later Crittenden's
 
Philadelphia Commercial College), M. A. Root's Daguerreotypes Rooms, jeweler James E. Caldwell & Co. (140); and (Charles) Fawcett's Hair Cutting Rooms, Wig, Scalp, & Hair Dye Manufacturer, and A. B. Warden, Jeweler (142). North side includes F. Brown, Druggist (169); H. J. Pepper & Son, Jewelers (167); Blanchard & Rock, Paper Hangings Manufacturers (165); Franklin Fire Insurance Co. (163 1/2-161); Blackwood & Smith, Carpeting and Van Loan & Co., daguerreotypists
 
(159); and Farmer & Mechanic's Bank (155). Plate also shows some of the businesses adorned with flags and other adornments, including a model of an eagle and statuary. 
 

 
  
 
  
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