Item No: pdcc00518
Title: Representation of the Gas Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Historic Street Address:
22nd & Market Streets
Print and Picture Collection
Depiction of gas works at 22nd & Market Streets showing a variety of horse-drawn vehicles and horse-back riders galloping in the foreground. The gas works began operation in 1836 and within a year gaslighting was becoming a familiar presence on the city's streets.
A917.481 P536 v.6
Devereux, Nicholson B., approximately 1813- - Artist
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler