The Great Central Fair, Logan Square, 1864.

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
The Great Central Fair, Logan Square, 1864.

Item Info

Item No: pdcc00577
Title: The Great Central Fair, Logan Square, 1864.
Historic Street Address: 20th & Vine Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection


Depicts the Great Central Fair in aid of the U. S. Sanitary Commission, in Logan Square, June 1864. The thoroughfares which form the extreme foreground are Nineteenth and Vine Streets. The door facing this intersection is at the northwest corner of the Square, and the perspective sweeps in a southerly and eastwardly direction over the roofs and spires of the city. The great cathedral basilica of SS Peter & Paul looms up in the background on the left hand side of the picture.

Creation Year: 1864
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.171920
Geocode Latitude:39.959269

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.7
Creator Name: Schell, Frederic B. - Engraver
Rea, J. - Artist
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler