Item Info

Item No: pdcc00397
Title: "Bel-Air" on the Neck
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

View of Bellair, the country seat of Lawrence Seckel, prominent wine merchant, who was the first to introduce the Seckel pear commercially. The original tree was found by him on the grounds of this house, situated in the part of lower South Philadelphia called the "Neck".  The adjoining building is Seckel's tenant house. Bellair was later owned by Stephen Girard.

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.5
Creator Name: Seckel, Lawrence, 1747–1823
Girard, Stephen, 1750-1831
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler