Academy of Music

Item Info

Item No: pdcc00065
Title: Academy of Music
Additional Title: Vestibule of the Academy
Historic Street Address: Broad & Locust Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection


The illustration prominently features ladies and gentlemen in elegant evening dress inside the vestibule of the Academy of Music.  In the foreground a lady wears a long ruffled bustle gown.  Her male escort is wearing a top hat and dress coat. Also shown is a man wearing a monocle and ladies wearing shawls. The ladies' hairdressing is also carefully described. Note they are  all wearing their hair "up" in various ways.

Architectural details of the vestibule are delineated, particularly in the decoration of the metal lighting standards and chandeliers.

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.164576
Geocode Latitude:39.948223

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.2
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler