Item No: pdcc01307
Title: On Ridge Road & School Lane, Philad.
Historic Street Address:
Ridge Avenue & West Schoolhouse Lane
Print and Picture Collection
Depicts a rural landscape with a hay cart on a country road which winds around a wooden building with a backdrop of hills and tall trees. Also shows a man on horseback, two women strolling together and a woman and child. On the extreme right is a partial view of a hill fortification - Fort Dana - built during the Civil War to help protect the city against Confederate attacks.
Inscribed on lower left margin: On Ridge Road & School Lane, Philad. On the lower right is inscribed: Hill fortified 1863-64.
A917.481 P536 v.12
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler