Philadelphia Orthopaedic Hospital.

Item Info

Item No: pdcc00788
Title: Philadelphia Orthopaedic Hospital.
Historic Street Address: 17th & Vine Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection


Depicts the orthopedic hospital which stood on the northwest corner of 17th & Summer Streets, below Vine Street. The hospital was established in 1867 to treat patients with physical deformities. In 1870, an infirmary for nervous diseases was added. In 1938, the Philadelphia Orthopaedic Hospital and Infirmary for Nervous Diseases, as it became known, merged with the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.167268
Geocode Latitude:39.958270

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.9
Creator Name: Sword, J. B. - Artist
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler