Item No: pdcj00051
Title: Fairmount [graphic] / Lithy. of A. Kollner Phila.
Print and Picture Collection - Jackson Collection of American Lithographs
Free Library of Philadelphia: FLP Jackson Collection of Early Lithographs - J 51
Kollner advertised four volumes of small folio pictures, including "Bits of Nature and Some Art Products, in Fairmount Park ..." in 1878. Several of the lithographs from this volume were based on sketches he executed in the 1840s.
View looking toward Reservoir Hill showing the engine house, mill house, and mound dam of the water works originally built between 1812 and 1822 after the designs of Philadelphia engineer Frederick Graff. A row boat and sail boat are visible on the Schuylkill River in the foreground.
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Kollner, Augustus, 1813-1906 - Artist
Camp, John Henry, 1822-1881, printer. - Printer
Philadelphia: Printed by Camp - Publisher
Graff, Frederick, 1774-1847, engineer. - Engineer