Moody and Sankey in Philadelphia - The Opening Service.

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Moody and Sankey in Philadelphia - The Opening Service.

Item Info

Item No: pdcc00513
Title: Moody and Sankey in Philadelphia - The Opening Service.
Historic Street Address: 13th & Market Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Depicts evangelists Dwight Moody and Ira Sankey before a large audience inside John Wanamaker's Grand Depot at 13th & Market Streets. A large banner bearing a biblical quotation hangs on the wall behind the preachers. In 1876 John Wanamaker purchased the abandoned Pennsylvania Railroad Station for his Grand Depot. Prior to its opening as a retail business the same year, Wanamaker allowed the evangelists use of the building as a meeting place.


Notes:

Link : http://www.wolfkiller.net/Moody_Shankey/index.htm


Creation Year: 1876
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.952128
Geocode Longitude:-75.161441

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.6
Creator Name: Davis, Theodore R. - Artist
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler