Sesqui-Centennial Portrait #19

Historical Images of Philadelphia Sesquicentennial
Sesqui-Centennial Portrait #19

Item Info

Item No: pdcsq00022
Title: Sesqui-Centennial Portrait #19
Media Type: Silver Gelatins
Source: Print and Picture Collection

R. H. Burnside

R. H. Burnside was a playwrite and showman who produced and wrote a massive history pagent for the Sesqui-Centennial celebration. The cast was reportedly 2,700 performers strong.

For additional information: New York Public Library Archives and Manuscripts, R. H. Burnside Collection.

A606 P53711

Creation Year: ca. 1926
Creator Name: Cardinell, John D. - Photographer