Item No: pdcp00590
Title: Art Museum and City Aquariums - Postcard
Additional Title: Philadelphia Art Museum and City Acquariums from West River Drive
Historic Street Address:
26th Street Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Print and Picture Collection
Located: Postcard Collection Under: Philadelphia - Art Museum
Designed by Julian Francis Abele (1881-1950) with Horace Trumbauer's (1868-1938) architectural firm and the firm of Zantzinger, Borie and Medary. Construction began 1919. First section completed 1928.
[ON REVERSE] PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART Fairmount, Philadelphia Administered, with other art museums, by the Pennsylvania Museum of Art, and houses the McFadden, Elkins, and other collections. In the foreground is the Schuylkill River and the old Fairmount Water Works and City Aquariums.
Photogr. & Publ. by K. F. Lutz, Philadelphia, Pa. No. 166. Orig. Photography. Printed in the U.S.A.
Lutz, K. F. (Karl F.), 1896- - Photographer
Abele, Julian F., 1881-1950 - Architect
Trumbauer, Horace, 1868-1938 - Architect