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That's All: 1904

That's All: 1904

Philadelphia circa 1904. "Broad Street. Masonic Temple and Arch Street Methodist Church, north from City Hall." Notable signage includes Wilson Whiskey's two-word slogan as well as the starburst down the street advertising AUTOS. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

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If you are in Philladelphia take the tour of the Masonic Lodge. You don't have to be a Mason to get it. Wonderful.

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Below is the same view from October of 2013.

R.C. Maxwell

The Wilson Whiskey sign is an R.C. Maxwell original. They were big sign painters in the northeast corridor and photographed much of their work. There's a great showcase of them here.

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