Art Museum and City Aquariums - Postcard

Historical Images of Philadelphia Philadelphiana
Art Museum and City Aquariums - Postcard

Item Info

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
Media Type: Photographic Prints
Source: 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. 

Creation Year: ca. 1937
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.186052
Geocode Latitude:39.965790

Creator Name: Lutz, K. F. (Karl F.), 1896- - Photographer
Abele, Julian F., 1881-1950 - Architect
Trumbauer, Horace, 1868-1938 - Architect