Item: The Old Fish Market, 1837

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Record Number: 1594
Call number: K: 3-2
Box Number: 3/1-31
Reproduction restrictions: Unknown
Painter: David J. Kennedy
Address: Market and Water Streets
Philadelphia Pennsylvania USA
Date of View: 1837
View Format: Watercolor
Dimensions: Dimensions of Image, 32 by 26 cm.
Inscription text: The Old Fish Market foot of Market Street between Water Street and the Delaware, built in 1710. Removed in 1837. About the year 1829 fish and meat markets were erected on Market Street from Front Street up to Eighth St, in the middle of the street, and later from 15th to 17th. Demolished in December 1859. Sketch made from the N.W. corner of Water St.
Inscription location: Front bottom
Image description: A small market with a green roof, filled with patrons. Ships on the Delaware River can be seen in the background. Exact address unknown--georeference is an approximation.