Item No: pdcc00804
Title: Edwin Forrest Home, Holmesburg.
Print and Picture Collection
Depicts a three-storied mansion surrounded by trees and lawns. Situated in the Holmesburg section of the city, the country estate was owned by prominent actor Edwin Forrest who, in 1848, founded here the Edwin Forrest Home for retired actors. The property was sold in 1926, and the retirement home was moved to Overbrook.
A917.481 P536 v.9
Brown, H. L. - Artist
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler