Interior View of the Cathedral of Saints Peter & Paul in Philadelphia, Pa., November 20th. 1864

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Interior View of the Cathedral of Saints Peter & Paul in Philadelphia, Pa., November 20th. 1864

Item Info

Item No: pdcc00174
Title: Interior View of the Cathedral of Saints Peter & Paul in Philadelphia, Pa., November 20th. 1864
Additional Title: During its Dedication by Bishop Wood.
Historic Street Address: 18th & Race Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Caption written in old German script.

Source :http://cathedralphila.org/about/about-the-cathedral#history


Notes:

View shows the interior of the cathedral filled with people during the decidation by Bishop Wood. The architecture is given prominence by the artist. The fluted pilasters with their Corinthian capitals are carefully described, as are the arches and vaulted ceiling.


Creation Year: 1864
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.956871
Geocode Longitude:-75.169231

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