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Residence of Joseph Singerly.

Item Info

Item No: pdcc01221
Title: Residence of Joseph Singerly.
Additional Title: View on North Broad Street on Sunday Afternoon.
Historic Street Address: Broad & Jefferson, Northwest corner
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Depicts a busy promenade scene on Broad Street typical of a Sunday afternoon in the 1870s. Shows well-dressed people strolling in front of the mansion built by Jospeh Singerly, a wealthy businessman who developed Philadelphia's street rail system. Also shows a man and woman on horseback and two ladies driving a surry with a fringed canopy-top.


Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.975844
Geocode Longitude:-75.158475

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.12
Creator Name: Snyder, Henry M. - Engraver
Schell, Frederic B. - Artist
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler