Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 1

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Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 1

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Item No: pdcc01620
Title: Castner Scrapbook v.15, Sundry Buildings 1, page 1
Additional Title: Wigwam of the Philadelphia Convention plus two other locations.
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Item 1, upper half: Engraving on wood illustrating the exterior of the Wigwam of the Philadelphia Convention in 1866. Shows people standing in line to enter the convention building, a temporary structure located near the junction of Girard Avenue and Ridge Avenue.  The mid-term convention was called to drum-up support for President Andrew Johnson. Image size: 24.2 x 16.0cm

Item 2, lower left: Illustration of the State Fencibles Armory Warehouse at the southeast corner of Broad and Race Streets. The building was designed by architect Henry Dandurand Dagit. Image size: 12.8 x 17.8cm. Note that original publicaiton incorrectly identifies (in print) the building as "State Fenbibles' Armory."

Item 3, lower right: Engraving of the Union League annex located behind the Broad Street clubhouse. The addition to the main building was designed by Horace Trumbauer in the Beaux- Arts style. Image size: 8.5 x 11.0cm


Creation Year: ca. 1845
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.954523
Geocode Longitude:-75.163450

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.15
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Wells, C. H. - Artist
Trumbauer, Horace, 1868-1938 - Architect

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