Bustleton Branch

Item Info

Item No: pdcf00039
Title: Bustleton Branch
Additional Title: Interior view of carved wood mural at the Bustleton Branch, ca. 1966
Historic Street Address: 10199 Bustleton Avenue
Media Type: Photographic Prints
Source: Print and Picture Collection

This carved wood mural adorns the interior of the Bustleton Branch. Titled "Man's Learning Preserved," it was created in 1965 for the newly-built branch by James House, Jr., and depicts many signs and symbols used to record ideas from ancient times to the space age.

Located at Bustleton Avenue and Veree Road, this is the fourth, and present, location (since 1905) for the Bustleton Branch. It serves the neighborhoods of Bustleton and Somerton.

Creation Year: ca. 1966
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.026256
Geocode Latitude:40.108200