Item No: pdcc00149
Title: Pennsylvania.- The Bi-Centennial Celebration in Philadelphia, October 22nd-27th
Additional Title: Representation of the Landing of Penn at Dock Street Wharf
Print and Picture Collection
Engraving on wood depicting an unruly crowd at Dock Street wharf during the Bi-Centennial celebration of William Penn's landing in Philadelphia in 1682. Shows various vessels on the Delaware River adorned with bunting. An official greeting party waits for the representatives of Penn to disembark from the ship "Welcome", which has just arrived at the wharf. In the left foreground well-dressed ladies and gentleman view the spectacle from a higher vantage point.
Caption reads: Pennsylvania.- The Bic-Centennial Celebration in Philadelphia, October 22d-27th - Representation of the Landing of Penn at Dock Street Wharf, Oct. .24th. - The Crowd Breaking Through The Lines. - see page 166.
Cutting from Frank Leslie's Magazine, No. 1,415 - Vol. LV. November 4th. 1882.
A917.481 P536 v.3
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler