Item No: pdcc00854
Title: St Joseph's Orphan Asylum
Additional Title: St. Joseph's Orphan Asylum, Philadelphia, where Sister Gonzaga now lives.
Historic Street Address:
700-702 Spruce Street
Print and Picture Collection
Halftone reproduction of photograph showing St. Joseph's Orphan Asylum located on the corner of Seventh and Spruce Streets. The prominent Catholic charity was built in 1834 to designs of Philadelphia architect Thomas Ustick Walter. Another famous name associated with the orphanage is Sister Mary Gonzaga who was its head for many years.
A917.481 P536 v.9
Walter, Thomas Ustick, 1804-1887 - Architect
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler