Item No: pdcc00039
Title: Official Programme of the Constitutional Centennial Celebration.
Additional Title: Philadelphia, September 15-16-17.
Print and Picture Collection
An actual front page of the Official Programme of the Constitutional Centennial Celebration in 1887, published by J. F. Dickson & Co., 7th & Arch Streets, Philadelphia, Pa.
The cost of the programme, 25 cents, is printed on both upper corners. An exterior view of Independence Hall is shown in the upper central section of the programme, flanked by early American flags and crowned with an arch made up of the abbreviations of the original thirteen states. An eagle sits with wings spread on the keystone (Pennsylvania). The signing of the Constitution is depicted in the lower image, flanked on each side by a soldier (left) and sailor (right) dressed in the uniforms of the time.
A917.481 P536 v.1
J. F. Dickson & Co. - Lithographer
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler