Friends Asylum for the Insane. Philadelphia.

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Friends Asylum for the Insane. Philadelphia.

Item Info

Item No: pdcc00837
Title: Friends Asylum for the Insane. Philadelphia.
Historic Street Address: 4641 Roosevelt Boulevard
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

http://friendshospital.com/about-us/


Notes:

Depicts an exterior view of the Friends Insane Asylum, showing adults and children enjoying the pastoral setting of the grounds. Built in 1813, the Quaker institution was the first private psychiatric hospital in the nation. In 1914 it was renamed Friends Hospital.


Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:40.026341
Geocode Longitude:-75.103140

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