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Photo, Print, Drawing Dale, Ross and Withers, Importers and Jobbers of Silks and Fancy Goods, 219 Market Street and 42 Commerce Street, Philadelphia. Dale, Ross & Withers, importers & jobbers of silks & fancy goods, 219 Market St & 42 Commerce St, Philadelphia

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Title

  • Dale, Ross and Withers, Importers and Jobbers of Silks and Fancy Goods, 219 Market Street and 42 Commerce Street, Philadelphia.

Other Title

  • Dale, Ross & Withers, importers & jobbers of silks & fancy goods, 219 Market St & 42 Commerce St, Philadelphia

Summary

  • This advertisement shows the front facade of the five-story storefront built circa 1857 at 219 Market Street in Philadelphia. The building is adorned with the name of the business and the street number on the roof. The print also shows line-drawn partial views of adjacent buildings. The partnership of Dale, Ross & Withers, leading silk merchants in the United States, was formed in 1843 and relocated to this address in 1857. By the mid-1860s, Withers had left the partnership. The illustration is by Stephen Decatur Button (1813-97) and was printed by John Frampton Watson. Button was a prominent American architect who moved to the Philadelphia area in 1848, where he designed numerous commercial buildings, churches, schools, and houses.

Names

  • Button, Stephen Decatur, 1813-1897 Artist.

Created / Published

  • Philadelphia : J.F. Watson's Lithography, 1857.

Headings

  • -  United States of America--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
  • -  1857
  • -  Advertising
  • -  Cities and towns
  • -  Dry goods stores
  • -  Lithographs
  • -  Merchants
  • -  Silk
  • -  Silk industry
  • -  Storefronts
  • -  Stores and shops
  • -  Street scenes

Notes

  • -  Title devised, in English, by Library staff.
  • -  "Digital catalog number: POS 170"--Note extracted from World Digital Library.
  • -  Original resource extent: 1 print : lithograph, tinted with two stones ; 60 x 37 centimeters.
  • -  Reference extracted from World Digital Library: Constance M. Greiff, "Button, Stephen Decatur," in American National Biography, edited by Paul Betz and Mark C. Carnes (New York: Oxford University Press, 1999; with Supplement 1, 2002).|Roger W. Moss, "Button, Stephen Decatur (1813-1897)," http://www.philadelphiabuildings.org/pab/app/ar_display.cfm/22852. External
  • -  Original resource at: The Library Company of Philadelphia.
  • -  Content in English.
  • -  Description based on data extracted from World Digital Library, which may be extracted from partner institutions.

Medium

  • 1 online resource.

Source Collection

  • Philadelphia on Stone

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2021670428

Online Format

  • compressed data
  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Button, Stephen Decatur, Artist. Dale, Ross and Withers, Importers and Jobbers of Silks and Fancy Goods, 219 Market Street and 42 Commerce Street, Philadelphia. United States of America Pennsylvania Philadelphia, 1857. Philadelphia: J.F. Watson's Lithography. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021670428/.

APA citation style:

Button, S. D. (1857) Dale, Ross and Withers, Importers and Jobbers of Silks and Fancy Goods, 219 Market Street and 42 Commerce Street, Philadelphia. United States of America Pennsylvania Philadelphia, 1857. Philadelphia: J.F. Watson's Lithography. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021670428/.

MLA citation style:

Button, Stephen Decatur, Artist. Dale, Ross and Withers, Importers and Jobbers of Silks and Fancy Goods, 219 Market Street and 42 Commerce Street, Philadelphia. Philadelphia: J.F. Watson's Lithography. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021670428/>.