A View near Philadelphia.

Item Info

Item No: pdcc00579
Title: A View near Philadelphia.
Historic Street Address: 16th & Spring Garden Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Oval woodcut depicts a rural vista with country estates separated by wooden fences. A man on horseback rides along a dirt road in the foreground. Inscription in pencil below the print identifies this view as looking northwest from what today would be the location of 16th and Spring Garden Streets.

Published in the New York Magazine, 1787.

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.164682
Geocode Latitude:39.962792

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.7
Creator Name: Hoffman, Jacob - Artist
Scoles, John, 1772?-1853 - Engraver
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler