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W. & F. Langenheim [Attributed to]
[Interior view of McAllister & Brother's opticians' shop, 194 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia]
Stereoview, half, unmounted
9 x 9 cm. (3.5 x 3.25 in.)
Library Company of Philadelphia
Accession number: (6)1322.F.7e
Shows display cases, cabinets, a variety of stereviewers and other optical instruments, stereographs, globes, and portraits . Sign at the back of the store advertises microscopes, spy glasses, opera glasses, magic lantern & dissolving views, spectacles, magnifying glasses, stereoscopes, globes, camera lucidas, and camera obsuras. Taken after the store moved to this location late in 1854, but before renumbering when the address was changed to 728 Chestnut.