Pennsylvania. - The Bi-centennial Celebration in Philadelphia, October 22nd - 17th

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Pennsylvania. - The Bi-centennial Celebration in Philadelphia, October 22nd - 17th

Item Info

Item No: pdcc00155
Title: Pennsylvania. - The Bi-centennial Celebration in Philadelphia, October 22nd - 17th
Additional Title: The Evening Procession of Historical Tableaux Passing Under the Arch on Chestnut Street
Historic Street Address: 9th & Chestnut Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Engraving on wood depicting the evening procession passing under the arch on Chestnut Street flanked with crowds of onlookers. Buildings are festooned with flags, ribbons and bunting. Businesses identified are John Wanamaker and J. & J. Dobson. The curve of the arch bears the inscription: The Charter of Penn Abides While Centuries Pass On. The keystone displays the year 1882.

Published in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, November 4th., 1882.


Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.949807
Geocode Longitude:-75.155502

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.3
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler