Something…SMITH & BRO, 8th & Chestnut, Old City.
This was the second most inaccesible sign I could think of. It’s very tiny.
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Camitta Bros Wholesale FootwearBrushes
N. 4th st., Old City
First photo is by James, the other two are mine.
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Arthur H. Thomas CompanyScientific Apparatus
N 3rd st, Old City (across the street from the Mao sign)
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122 Ideal… Stench Machines?That’s what I keep seeing
Somewhere around 2nd st., Old City
James took this. I couldn’t get a I good photo of it.
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So…apparently when I shot Bookbinders the first time…I forgot to cross the street…because this was there.
Bookbinders, 2nd & Walnut, Old City
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John Evans’ Sons, Inc,
North 13th st., North Philly
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Graphic Arts Lithographers, 42nd & Chestnut, West Philly
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Upon further inspection this one took up more of the wall than previously thought…still don’t know what it says.
6th & Montrose, South Philly
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Ceresow…I honestly don’t know what this says, 6th & Montrose, South Philly
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Nationally Famous Bedding, Reese & Bainbridge, South Philly
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Trenton China Pottery, 2nd st, Old City.
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D Schultz, 4th & Gaskill st., Center City
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Bonwit Teller, 17th & Chestnut st., Center City
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1920 & 1930, Spruce st., Center City
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David Mann Meats and Provisions, June 1886, 23nd and Rittenhouse sq, Center City.
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I wander around Philly taking photos of type. I am not a photographer... All the pictures posted were taken and are owned by streettypephilly unless they were sent in as a submission.
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