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R. Newell 
Chestnut Street east of Eighth St. 
1863 (ca) 
Library Company of Philadelphia 
Accession number: (8)1322.F.25n 
View looking east from below Eighth Street showing the Masonic Hall at 713-721 Chestnut. The hall, built 1853-1855 after the designs of Sloan & Stewart, was razed by fire in 1886. Shows adjacent businesses, including Marxsen & Witte, china and glass (713 Chestnut); James E. Brown, trunk manufacturer (708 Chestnut); Crittenden's Philadelphia Commercial College (7th and Chestnut); Charles Dumming & Co., musical instruments (633 Chestnut); Farrel & Herring, fire-proof safe manufacturers (629 Chestnut); and a cafe. Also includes signage advertising Willis P. Hazard, bookseller and publisher (724 Chestnut), and L. Feigle, millinery (722 Chestnut), in the lower right corner of the image. Several pedestrians walk on the sidewalks and horse-drawn carriages and wagons travel the streets. 

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