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Slate Roof House

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Item No: pdcc00362
Title: Slate Roof House
Additional Title: Residence of W. Penn, 1700
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
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Source :http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slate_Roof_House


Notes:

View shows the facade of a large house with two projecting wings. Built for merchant Samauel Carpenter in 1687, the house was notable for its slate roof, which was a rarity for its time. It was also known as the William Penn house after he occupied it between 1699 and 1701. It was demolished in 1867.


Creation Year: ca. 1830
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.947072
Geocode Longitude:-75.144360

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.5
Creator Name: Breton, William L. - Artist
Kennedy & Lucas's Lithography - Lithographer
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler