Edwin Forrest Home - Rear View

Item Info

Item No: pdcc00803
Title: Edwin Forrest Home - Rear View
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection


Halftone reproduction of a photograph showing the rear of a three-storied mansion surmounted by an observatory. Surrounded by trees and ample lawns in the Homesburg section of the city, the country estate was owned by prominent nineteenth century actor Edwin Forrest, who founded a home here for retired actors in 1848.

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