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View from Lemon Hill, 1876

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Item No: pdcl00182
Title: View from Lemon Hill, 1876
Additional Title: Fairmount Water Works
Media Type: Albumen Prints
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes: "The view southeast from the observatory at Lemon Hill, East Fairmount Park, shows the Centennial City in the hazy distance. Immediately below, on the east bank of the Schuylkill River, are the rowing clubs of Boathouse Row, the pleasure steamers at the landing stage, and the Fairmount Water Works below the reservoir. The Spring Garden Street Bridge stretches to the Centennial grounds, right."--OPEP, p. 189.
Notes: Aerial view of East Fairmount Park and Fairmount Water Works & Reservoir. Boathouses along shore of Schuylkill River, steamboats in water.
Bibliography: Reprinted in: Old Philadelphia in early photographs, 1839-1914/edited by Robert F. Looney. New York: Dover Publications, c1976.

Creation Year: 1876
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.971038
Geocode Longitude:-75.188001

Creator Name: Cremer, James, 1821-1893 - Photographer