Pennsylvania Institution for the Instruction of the Blind.

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Pennsylvania Institution for the Instruction of the Blind.

Item Info

Item No: pdcc00799
Title: Pennsylvania Institution for the Instruction of the Blind.
Historic Street Address: 20th & Race Streets, Northwest corner
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Print shows the facade of the Pennsylvania Institution for the Blind which stood at 20th and Race Streets from 1835. German-born Julius Reinhold Friedlander, a young teacher of blind and visually impaired, established the institution a few years before, in 1832.  Also shows pedestrians and a guardhouse.


Creation Year: ca. 1838
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.957445
Geocode Longitude:-75.172404

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

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