Shippen's House, So. Second Street

Item Info

Item No: pdcc00381
Title: Shippen's House, So. Second Street
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

View shows the residence of Edward Shippen, second Mayor of Philadelphia, on Second Street below Dock Street. A woman and child are standing in front of the wooden fence hiding the side garden, and a gentleman is walking past a cluster of trees. Shippen purchased the house in 1693.

Creation Year: ca. 1830
Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.5
Creator Name: Breton, William L. - Artist
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler