U. S. Naval Asylum

Item Info

Item No: pdcc00791
Title: U. S. Naval Asylum
Historic Street Address: 24th Street & Gray's Ferry Avenue
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection


Depiction of the U. S. Naval Asylum, built in 1826 as a home for retired seamen.  The main building (Biddle Hall) was completed in 1833 after designs by notable American architect William Strickland.

Creation Year: ca. 1840
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.180949
Geocode Latitude:39.944449

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.9
Creator Name: Bowen, John T., approximately 1801-1856? - Lithographer
Wild, J. C. (John Caspar), approximately 1804-1846 - Artist
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler

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