Friends Asylum for the Insane near Frankford

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Friends Asylum for the Insane near Frankford

Item Info

Item No: pdcc00838
Title: Friends Asylum for the Insane near Frankford
Historic Street Address: 4641 Roosevelt Boulevard
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

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


Notes:

Depicts the Friends Asylum for the Insane in a pastoral setting. Built in 1813, on 100 acres of land north of Frankford outside Philadelphia, the Quaker institution was the first private psychiatric Hospital. It was renamed Friends Hospital in 1914.


Creation Year: ca. 1832
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:40.026341
Geocode Longitude:-75.103140

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.9
Creator Name: Doughty, Thomas, 1793-1856 - Artist
Childs & Inman - Lithographer
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler