Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Wanamaker's 1889


Sunday, December 20, 2015

Philadelphia in the Civil War 1861-1865 (1913)

























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Monday, December 14, 2015

The Colonial Homes of America -1912

Front and Lombard Sts.




Fourth and Spruce Sts.




224 Pine Street




BISHOP WHITE HOUSE
400 SOUTH FRONT STREET
BISHOP WHITE spent all his early married life in the house at 400 South Front Street, now used by
St. Peter's Parish for mission work.  In fact, he lived there until he was elevated to the Episcopate,
when he built himself a larger house in Walnut Street above Third, on the site now occupied by
number 309. 
Sanborn Map 1916 has 400 S Front Joined to a later addition on corner and labeled as “St. Peter’s House”.



NE Fourth and Arch Streets



322 De Lancey Street




Fourth and Locust Streets




Cedar Grove, Harrogate, Northern Liberties





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Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Wanamaker Thanksgiving Menu - 1901



Thanksgiving Souvenir 1901

The Wanamaker Restaurant 
in the basement
MENU
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OYSTERS
Lynn Haven Bays, half-doz.raw on shell  20
RELISHES
Celery  25
SOUP
Mock-Turtle, English Fashion  15
FISH
Boiled Sheepshead with Oyster Sauce and 
Parisian Potatoes  35
ENTREES
Tenderloin of Beef Larded with Olives in Madeira Sauce  50
Grilled Spring Lamb Steak Smothered with 
Mushrooms  45
Breast of Chicken Loaf Filled with Creamed Mushrooms  40
SPECIAL DISHES IN CASSEROLE
German Chicken Bouillon  20
Stewed Terrapin, Dairy Fashion  60
ROAST
Stuffed Delaware Turkey with Cranberry Sauce  50
VEGETABLES
Fried Egg Plant  15
Brussel Sprouts Fried in Butter  15
Cauliflower in Cream  15
DESSERT
English Plum Pudding  20
  Mince Pie, Hot or Cold  10          Pumpkin Pie  10  
Ice Cream Cutlet  20

The Dairy 
John Wanamaker 


 Philadelphia 



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Statue of IL Penserosa (The Thinker) - Horticultural Hall - 1890s





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Model Philadelphia House - Columbian Exposition Chicago - 1893








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