Item No: pdcc01063
Title: Caldwell's Inn, Near Manayunk
Print and Picture Collection
Scenic view looking east across the River Schuylkill showing isolated buildings near the water's edge surrounded by trees on land rising steeply beyond. A rowboat full of people being ferried across the river approaches the far bank, where two other boats are moored. A small covered wagon makes its way along the path leading from the building known as Caldwell's Inn, which lies half-a-mile south of the town of Manayunk. The ferry was formerly called Righter's Ferry, named for the landowner Peter Righter who built the stone house at the ferry on the river.
A917.481 P536 v.11
Breton, William L. - Artist
Gilbert, George, active 1818-1836 - Engraver
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler